Draft Programmatic Environmental Assessment Recurring Actions in Arizona, California, and Nevada
Disasters can result from natural events such as floods, earthquakes, wildfires, rains, and windstorms; and human-caused events such as fires and terrorist attacks. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) administers Federal grant programs to assist with the preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation for natural and human-caused disasters. FEMA must comply with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) before taking an action or allocating Federal funds for disaster planning, response and recovery, and hazard mitigation./This Draft Programmatic 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.