Powell County Hinkle Communication Tower Powell County CSEPP May 2014
Powell County Hinkle Communication Tower Powell County CSEPP May 2014///This Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) has been prepared on behalf of the Powell County Fiscal Court for the proposed construction and operation of the Hinkle Communication Tower in Stanton, Powell County, Kentucky. This communication tower is for the purpose of serving the existing Powell and Estill Counties Emergency Operations Centers (EOCs). On January 18, 2012, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in partnership with the U.S. Department of the Army, provided funding for the Powell County EOC by means of a grant (EMA-2012-CA-5250) through the Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program (CSEPP). CSEPP for this project is administered through the Commonwealth of Kentucky under a 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.