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East Bay Hills Final Environmental Impact Statement

The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released its final environmental impact statement (EIS) on pending grant applications totaling $5.6 million to fund proposed hazardous fire risk reduction projects in the San Francisco Bay Area.  The EIS evaluates the potential environmental effects of  proposed vegetation management projects designed to reduce wildfire risk are implemented in the East Bay Hills of Alameda and Contra Costa counties and at the Miller/Knox Regional Shoreline in Contra Costa County.  The final EIS is being published in the Federal Register and will be filed with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.