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  • Final Environmental Assessment Gallinas Watershed Fuels Modification and Management

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    FEMA proposed to assist in funding mechanical and manual fuel reduction in the City of Las Vegas. In accordance with laws and FEMA directives, an Environmental Assessment (EA) was prepared to assess the potential impacts of the Proposed Action on the human and natural environment. No public comments were received by the close of public review on September 26, 2003. Therefore, the Environmental Assessment has been finalized and a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) has been made. This also provides public notice for work within the regulated floodplain, in accordance with Executive Order 11988 and 44 CFR Part 9.12.
  • Draft Environmental Assessment for Gallinas Watershed Fuels Modification and Management

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    The primary purpose of this mitigation project is to reduce the risk of a high-intensity crown fire. The City of Las Vegas has identified the need to protect the City’s water supply from impacts of an uncontrollable wildfire and has decided to address this risk by reducing fuel loads in the surrounding forests.
  • Final Environmental Assessment Dunlap Canal Emergency Spillway

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    FEMA is proposing to assist in the funding of the construction of the Dunlap Canal emergency spillway, Guadalupe County, Texas. In accordance with the law and FEMA directives, an Environmental Assessment (EA) was prepared to assess the potential impacts of the Proposed Action on the human and natural environment. The EA was released for public comment on May 14, 2003 and the Environmental Assessment has been finalized and a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) has been made. This also provides public notice for work within the regulated floodplain, in accordance with Executive Order 11988 and 44 CFR Part 9.12.
  • Potential Loss of Functionality: Hospitals, Hurricane Katrina

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    This poster describes a map that displays the potential loss of functionality (in days) for hospitals within close proximity to landfall of Hurricane Katrina. It also shows the estimated surge inundation from the National Hurricane Center Slosh Model. The purpose of this map is to identify potential damages to hospitals due to wind speeds and to identify potential exposure to storm surge.
  • Final Environmental Assessment Collinsville Dam Project on the Dead River

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    An Environmental Assessment (EA) was prepared to assess the potential impacts of the Proposed Action on the human and natural environment, as required by law and FEMA directives. The EA has been finalized and a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) has been made. This also provides public notice for work within the regulated floodplain and wetlands, in accordance with Executive Orders 11988 and 11990 and 44 CFR Part 9.12.
  • Draft Environmental Assessment for Bandera County Maintenance Facility, Bandera, Texas

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    The purpose of this environmental assessment is to analyze the alternatives and assess the potential environmental impacts associated with the proposed construction of a new maintenance facility in Bandera County, Texas.
  • Vegetation Management in Ruidoso, New Mexico

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    The Cree Fire began on May 7, 2000, as a result of an escaped campfire in the Smokey Bear Ranger District of the Lincoln National Forest. The fire resulted in local, state, and federal emergency declarations. The main body of the fire affected 6,520 acres with spot fires and indirect lines of the fire occurring on approximately 1,745 acres. Approximately 6,280 acres of public lands, 780 acres of state land, and 1,205 acres of private land were burned. An evacuation of residents from four subdivisions threatened by the fire was conducted on May 8. Residents were able to return to their homes by May 11, and the fire was declared contained on May 14, 2000. According to the Wildland Fire Situation Analysis (WFSA) the cost to fight this fire was over $6,000,000. The Village of Ruidoso has applied for funding through the New Mexico Department of Public Safety through FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) in response to disaster FEMA-1329-DR-NM to implement this proposed wildfire fuels reduction plan.
  • Monte Carlo, Challenger, Chihuahua Washes Stormwater Detention and Sedimentation Basins Project in Nogales, Arizona

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    The City of Nogales has applied to FEMA for assistance with a storm water detention and sedimentation basin project. FEMA is proposing to fund the project under the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP), as part of the recovery from the flooding that occurred in 2000, which was a Presidentially declared disaster, and under the Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) Program. FEMA has prepared this Environmental Assessment (EA) to evaluate the impacts of the proposed action.
  • Final Programmatic Environmental Assessment, Devils Lake Region, North Dakota

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    This Programmatic Environmental Assessment (PEA) evaluates typical actions undertaken by FEMA to implement the Public Assistance (PA) Program to provide disaster relief to North Dakota counties as a result of historic and anticipated future flooding caused by rising water levels in the Devils Lake Basin. This PEA provides the public and decision-makers with the information required to understand and evaluate the potential environmental consequences of these actions and to consider these impacts in decision making. The purpose of this PEA is to help fulfill FEMA’s mandate under the PA Program to expeditiously provide disaster relief by expediting the environmental review process. FEMA will use this PEA to determine the level of environmental analysis and documentation required under the National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA).
  • Provisionally Accredited Levees (PAL) Brochure

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    This brochure, prepared in question-and-answer format, provides detailed information regarding National Flood Insurance Program practices for the evaluation and mapping of levee systems with emphasis on Procedure Memorandum No. 43 and Provisionally Accredited Levee systems. This brochure was designed for a more technical audience.

  • Conch Key Wastewater System

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    Since Hurricane Georges' damages and losses in 1998, FEMA has received a grant application from the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority requesting Federal assistance to construct a new wastewater treatment plant to service Conch Key and Walker’s Cay in the Middle Keys. FEMA prepared this draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment to address the likely effects of implementing three alternatives proposed in Conch Key.
  • Franklin Branch Stream Stabilization, Oakland County, Michigan

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    Severe storms and flooding occurred on September 10 and 11, 2000, in Michigan, leading FEMA to issue a federal Disaster declaration. Under this declaration, Oakland and Wayne Counties became eligible for Individual Assistance. The purpose of this Environmental Assessment is to meet FEMA's responsibilities under NEPA and determine whether to prepare a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) or an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed project.
  • Sand Canyon Drainage and Slope Stabilization Project, Douglas County, Washington

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    On February 28, 2001 a 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck western Washington State. Douglas County sustained damages to public facilities totaling about $20,000. Douglas County, Washington applied through the Washington State Division of Emergency Management to FEMA for assistance with a Floodway Stabilization Project in Sand Canyon. FEMA prepared this Environmental Assessment to evaluate the impacts of the proposed action according to the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, the Council on Environmental Quality regulations implementing NEPA, and FEMA's implementing regulations. The EA process provides steps and procedures to evaluate and make informed decisions based upon the potential environmental impacts of a proposed action as well as an opportunity for public, local, state, and other federal agencies to provide input and/or comment through a public comment period.
  • North Coast Railroad, South End Alterate Project, Lombard to Willits, California

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    The North Coast Railroad Authority has requested funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency through the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services for repairs and modifications to the southern portion of the Northwestern Pacific Railroad. The study area for this project extends from Willits in Mendocino County south to Lombard in Napa County and constitutes NCRA’s Russian River Division. The NWP, including the South End portion, is not currently operational. NCRA has identified a series of actions that would restore the railroad infrastructure and, in conjunction with other actions to be taken by NCRA, contribute to the eventual restoration of independent freight operations along the South End of the railroad corridor.
  • Key Largo Wastewater Improvement Project

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    Congress enacted Public Law 106-31, Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act for FY 1999 in response to Hurricane Georges to fund long-term disaster recovery projects in Florida counties whose needs were unmet through primary disaster relief funds. FEMA received a grant application from the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority for funding to build a new wastewater treatment plant for Key Largo Trailer Village and Key Largo Park. This draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment addresses the likely effects of implementing three alternatives proposed in Key Largo.
  • FEMA-National Marine Fisheries Service Programmatic Biological Assessment

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    FEMA has prepared this Programmatic Biological Assessment (PBA) for the purpose of initiating a programmatic consultation with the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS). This PBA describes the types of projects usually funded by FEMA and it evaluates typical recurring actions undertaken by FEMA within the State of California in preparation for and in the wake of disasters. This document will facilitate FEMA’s compliance with the Endagered Species Act (ESA) by providing a framework to address affects to Federally listed species from projects typically funded in response to flood, earthquake, fire, and wind disasters, and to prevent future disasters resulting from these types of events. Through programmatic consultation, NMFS and FEMA intend to streamline the consultations process for these typically recurring actions in California.
  • Mitigation eGrants Pre-Disaster Mitigation Application Form

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    PDM Application Form mirrors the grant application in eGrants for Applicants.
  • Mitigation eGrants Management Costs Sub-application Form

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    This blank management costs sub-application mirrors the form in eGrants for Grant Applicants to apply for management costs.
  • Mitigation eGrants Project Sub-application Form

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    This blank project sub-application form mirrors the project sub-application in the Mitigation eGrants system.
  • Mitigation eGrants Blank Planning Sub-application Form

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    This blank planning sub-application form mirrors the planning sub-application in the Mitigation eGrants system.

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