Draft Environmental Assessment North Carolina Highway Patrol VIPER Communications Tower – High Rock Lake Richfield, Rowan County, North Carolina

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Draft Environmental Assessment North Carolina Highway Patrol VIPER Communications Tower – High Rock Lake Richfield, Rowan County, North Carolina///This Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) analyzes potential environmental impacts of the construction and operation of the proposed High Rock Lake Voice Interoperability Plan for Emergency Responders (VIPER) Communications Tower northeast of the Town of Rockwell, Rowan County, North Carolina. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) may fund this project. FEMA and others prepared this Draft EA in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, the President’s Council on Environmental Quality regulations to implement NEPA, 40 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Parts 1500-1508, and FEMA’s NEPA implementing regulations 44 CFR Part 10. FEMA will use this EA’s findings and related Public Comments to determine whether to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) or a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the proposed project./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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