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Over The River™ EIS Process

Over The River™ Environmental Impact Statement Process

An Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) is a document required by the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for federal government agency actions that have the potential to “significantly affect the quality of the human environment.”

There are four phases in the preparation of an EIS once an applicant submits a project proposal: Scoping, Draft EIS, Final EIS, and Record of Decision.

Click on the buttons below to learn more about each phase of the Over The River EIS process.

 

First step to begin the Environmental Impact Statement process.

 

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Public scoping is the first phase of the Environmental Impact Statement process. Click here to learn more about the scoping process (pdf 111 kb).

 

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  Second phase of the Environmental Impact Statement process. Click here to learn more about the Draft EIS process (pdf 177 kb).

 

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Third phase of the Environmental Impact Statement process. Click here to learn more about the Final EIS process (pdf 92 kb).

 

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  Final phase of the Environmental Impact Statement process. Click here to learn more about the Record of Decision process (pdf 150 kb).