Draft Environmental Assessment, Bastrop County Welsh Tract Hazardous Fuels Reduction, Bastrop County, Texas (September 2013)

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Draft Environmental Assessment, Bastrop County Welsh Tract Hazardous Fuels Reduction, Bastrop County, Texas (September 2013) --- Bastrop County proposes to reduce wildfire hazards by reducing hazardous fuels on 310 acres of forested land owned and managed by the county, known as Welsh Tract. Bastrop County submitted an application to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) through the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) for a grant under FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP). The TDEM is the direct applicant for the grant, and Bastrop County is the subapplicant. The HMGP is authorized under Section 404 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. Under the HMGP, federal funds pay 75 percent of the project cost, and the remaining 25 percent comes from nonfederal funding sources. This Draft Environmental Assessment (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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