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Draft Environmental Assessment City of Bastrop, Texas Piney Ridge Hazardous Fuel Reduction Project Bastrop County, Texas March 2014

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Draft Environmental Assessment City of Bastrop, Texas Piney Ridge Hazardous Fuel Reduction Project Bastrop County, Texas March 2014///The City of Bastrop, Texas, proposes to implement a hazardous fuels reduction project to reduce wildfire hazards to electric utility lines in the Piney Ridge subdivision. The City of Bastrop has 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 the City of Bastrop is the subapplicant./The HMGP is authorized by 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 sources./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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