Environmental Assessment Caliente Flood Control Project City of Caliente November 2013
Environmental Assessment Caliente Flood Control Project City of Caliente November 2013///The City of Caliente, Nevada (Subapplicant) (Figure 1) has applied through the Nevada Division of Emergency Management (Grantee) to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)Region IX Pre-disaster Mitigation Grant (PDM) Program for funding to construct a settling basin, reconstruct approximately 0.5 mile of paved roadway to include storm drains and gutters, and provide a sediment disposal site to alleviate flooding problems caused by high magnitude storm events to the City of Caliente. FEMA proposes to provide Federal financial assistance pursuant to Section 203 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Assistance and Emergency Relief Act to the Nevada Department of Public Safety, Division of Emergency Management Homeland Security (NDEM) who would then obligate funds to the City of Caliente./This Draft EA has been prepared to analyze the potential consequences to the natural and human environment associated with the Proposed Action, the No Action Alternative, and other potential alternatives per the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) (42 United States Code [USC] 55 parts 4321 et seq., 2000), the President’s Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) implementing regulations (40 Code of Federal Regulations [CFR] 30 parts 1500 et seq., 2004), and 44 CFR Emergency Management and Assistance Ch. I Part 10.
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Caliente Flood Control Project