Proposed Emergency Operations Center Madison County, KY
Draft Environmental Assessment Proposed Emergency Operations Center Madison County, KY Grant #’s: EMA-2010-CA-5250 and 12-KYDES-00486 March 2014///This Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) has been prepared on behalf of the Madison County Fiscal Court for the proposed renovation, construction, and operation of an Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky. On January 18, 2012, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in partnership with the U.S. Department of the Army, provided funding for the Madison County EOC by means of a grant (EMA-2012-CA-5250) through the Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program (CSEPP). The CSEPP for this proposed project has been administered through the Commonwealth of Kentucky as well as receiving additional FEMA funding under a separate cooperative agreement (12-KY-DES-00486) dated March 29, 2012./ 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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