SWF-2010-00244; Regional EIS for Coal/Lignite Mining in Texas

Published Oct. 24, 2013
Expiration date: 12/20/2013

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District (USACE) is releasing this Public Notice to announce the preparation of a Regional Environmental Impact Statement (REIS) 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 REIS will analyze 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.