Environmental impact statement

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  • Recycling Center Environmental Impact Statement Essay

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    Recycling Center Environmental Impact Statement Introduction This paper will present an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) of a proposed construction project of a new recycling center in a rural area. The proposed project is to be built in a nonattainment area. The EIS will address land-use and development, social and neighborhood effects, economic factors, air quality, noise, and water resources as it relates to the proposed project. Included in the process will be three alternatives as well

  • Pros And Cons Of The Keystone Pipeline

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    Originally, TransCanada submitted an application in 2008 and another in 2012 during President Obama’s administration. The first two applications received much scrutiny from the State Department, they conducted a combined total of five Environmental Impact Statements (EIS), multiple public comment periods, and analyzed multiple alternative routes. Figure 1 shows the entire route of the Keystone pipeline system from Hardisty, Alberta, Canada through Oklahoma and down to Port Arthur, Texas.

  • US EPA Sustainability

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    came into use. “Sustainable development emerged as a result of significant concerns about the unintended social, environmental, and economic consequences of rapid population growth, economic growth, and consumption of natural resources.” (Sustainability and the US EPA). In the U.S., the history of sustainability is rooted in American

  • The Clean Power Of The Dominican Republic

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    Power moves its company: First, how the move will effect the present stake holders (i.e. the employees, their families, the business partners of Clean Power, and shareholders in Cincinnati). The second is the effect that the move will have on the environmental and community stakeholders of the Dominican Republic. Legal It would be unlawful for the any company to dump toxic sewage into the Chavon River, or any river for that matter, by doing such a thing it puts the new community at risk of disease

  • Mining Of The Copper And Nickel

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    We, the state of Minnesota, have a big decision coming up when it comes to mining the copper and nickel in the boundary waters. Sulfide mining has been stereotyped as a major pollutant to nearby waterways. As this may have been proven true with other mining corporations, PolyMet Mining has found a new way of reusing the sulfide as renewable energy instead of flushing it back into the waterways. Minnesota is home to one of the largest deposits of copper, nickel, and other precious metals. Currently

  • Environmental Assessment Essay

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    the Methow Valley Ranger District of the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest in Okanogan County in north central Washington State starting in the summer of 2017. This Environmental Assessment (EA) was prepared compliant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ)

  • Sand Mining Pollution

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    mining industry. Towering machinery replaces billowing trees with piles of red, earthy mounds, and the heavy clanking of metal on metal echoes across the land. Frac mining and fracking scars the land around it indefinitely. I am not an expert on environmental habitats or the mining industry, but my love for the outdoors and fishing drives me to investigate the harmful effects of frac sand mining. The frac sand mining industry exploits the remaining wilderness of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, and surrounding

  • California Department Of Transportation ( Caltrans ) Essay

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    Thank you for providing the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) the opportunity to review and comment on the Initial Study and Notice of Preparation of the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the City of Colton Roquest Ranch Specific Plan (Project), located west of La Cadena Drive and north of Center Street in the City of Colton. The project proposes to develop the 336.2-acre site with up to 1,050 residential dwelling units, 1.2 acres of neighborhood commercial use, 22.3 acres of

  • The Hatchery And Stocking Enterprise

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    on a series of actions that can be characterized as one large project and are related [among other possibilities] … [a]s individual activities carried out under the same authorizing statutory or regulatory authority and having generally similar environmental effects which can be mitigated in similar ways” (CEQA Guidelines, 15168, subd. (a)(4).) In this regards both courts concluded that the hatchery and stocking enterprise was such a project. In regards

  • The Development Of The Palo Verde Irrigation Area

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    schemes done by MWD, as they continue to threaten both land and water within the Palo Verde Valley region. Also mentioned in this complaint, PVID states, “The suit details how MWD violated California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) laws by executing six farmland parcel leases, without an Environmental Impact Report, that include draconian water-use restrictions. MWD demanded the restrictions in an attempt to divert excess Colorado River water to Southern California’s urban areas.” Not forthcoming with