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SWF-2010-00244 Regional EIS for Lignite Mining in Texas

Posted: 4/29/2016

Expiration date: 5/29/2016


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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District (USACE) is releasing this Public Notice to announce the availability of the Final Regional Environmental Impact Statement (FREIS) for Surface Coal and Lignite Mining in Texas. The FREIS was prepared to analyze potential impacts within defined geographic regions in Texas that may be affected by future USACE permit decisions for future surface coal and lignite mine expansions within the District’s area of responsibility. The FREIS analyzes the potential future direct, indirect, and cumulative impacts to waters of the U.S. and all other relevant environmental and human resources, and will facilitate the District’s formulation of a categorized permit process. Information pertaining to the REIS can be found at http://www.swf.usace.army.mil/Missions/Regulatory/Permitting/REISforLigniteMininginTexas.aspx

Final Regional Environmental Impact Statement Surface Coal and Lignite Mining