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CG-47 Office of Environmental Management: Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation

The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) requires all Federal agencies to consider the impacts of proposed actions on the human environment and involve the public in the NEPA process. The Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation (EPHP) Team publishes all Environmental Impact Statements and Environmental Assessments of regional or national significance for public notice and comment. Interested parties can view recent draft and final NEPA documents below. Contact information for each project are included in each posting.

EPHP Policy

Aug. 6, 2019

COMMANDANT INSTRUCTION 5090.1 U.S. COAST GUARD ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING POLICY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING IMPLEMENTING PROCEDURES

On April 23, 2019 CG-47 released the U.S. Coast Guard Environmental Planning Policy, COMDTINST 5090.1 (series) (EP CI) and the Environmental Planning Implementing Procedures (EP IP). The EP CI mandates the use of the EP IP. Coast Guard members engaged in environmental planning efforts or taking actions that trigger the National Environmental Policy Act or Executive Order 12114 requirements must read both the EP CI and IP in order to implement their requirements effectively.

NEPA Documents

June 15, 2021

Final Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for the Waterfront Demolition Projects at Base Kodiak

The Final EA and FONSI documents the environmental review of the USCG proposal to demolish two in-water facilities on Base Kodiak, Alaska: 1) Marginal Wharf at the southwestern tip of the Nyman Peninsula in Inner Womens Bay, and 2) a seawater intake structure and concrete pile cap near the northeastern end of the Nyman Peninsula in Inners Womens Bay.

June 4, 2021

Draft Environmental Impact Statement, BNSF Railway Bridge 196.6 Project across the Missouri River, Morton and Burleigh Counties, Between Bismarck and Mandan, North Dakota

In coordination with the BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) and their consultant, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) has prepared this environmental document as the lead federal agency, pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969 (42 United States Code [U.S.C.] Sections 4321 et seq.). This Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) examines the potential environmental effects of the BNSF Railway Bridge 196.6 Project (Project) in accordance with USCG policy and procedures for implementing NEPA.

June 3, 2021

Environmental Assessment for Repair and Replacement of Hurricane Damaged Facilities and for Increased Resiliency at U.S. Coast Guard Base Detachment Borinquen and Air Station Borinquen

In September 2017 the U. S. Coast Guard Base Detachment Borinquen and Air Station Borinquen suffered extensive damage to many of its facilities from Hurricanes Irma and Maria.  This proposed project will upgrade existing housing, community services, and utilities in order to meet current U. S. Coast Guard standards and will also increase resiliency

May 18, 2021

Waterways Commerce Cutter Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement Public Scoping Recording

Public scoping meetings were conducted on May 11th and 12th.  Interested parties are invited to review this recording of our May 12th meeting.Watch 'Public Consultation for Waterways Commerce Cutter PEIS' | Microsoft Stream

May 18, 2021

Waterways Commerce Cutter Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement Public Scoping Slides

Public scoping meetings were conducted on May 11th and 12th.  Interested parties are invited to review the slides used during those briefings.

May 7, 2021

Modernization of Base Seattle, Notice of Intent to Prepare a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement and Initiation of Public Scoping

The U.S. Coast Guard proposes to modernize Coast Guard Base Seattle in Seattle, Washington by acquiring land and making improvements over approximately the next 10 years to resolve incompatible land uses, provide new infrastructure, increase berthing capacity, upgrade existing facilities and infrastructure, reduce congestion and parking shortfalls,

April 26, 2021

Waterways Commerce Cutter Public Scoping Meeting

The Waterways Commerce Cutter (WCC) is soliciting feedback on the proposed purchase of 30 cutters to replace the aging fleet of 35 cutters and 2 barges which presently serve the Inland Waterways and Western Rivers. The Coast Guard will host virtual public meetings at 8:00 PM Eastern Standard Time on May 11, 2021 and 6:00 PM Eastern Standard Time on May 12, 2021. Comments and material related to the WCC public scoping must be received by the Coast Guard on or before June 11, 2021.

April 20, 2021

Final Environment Assessment for USCG Station Tybee Station Rebuild Project

The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) proposes to rebuild Station Tybee and associated infrastructure that was further damaged by Hurricane Matthew in 2016.

April 16, 2021

Hurricane Execution Plan at Sector/Station Key West, Florida, Final Environmental Assessment

The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) proposes to repair/replace facilities at Sector and Station Key West that were damaged by Hurricane Irma in September 2017.

Jan. 6, 2021

DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT AND NHPA CONSULTATION FOR STATION TYBEE ISLAND

The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) proposes to demolish existing shore and in-water facilities and redevelop new purpose-built facilities at USCG Station Tybee on lands owned by the National Park Service that are located within the boundaries of the Fort Pulaski National Monument.