Environmental Assessment, Minot School District #1, Ramstad Middle School, City of Minot, North Dakota (April 2012)
The Minot Public School District #1 (MSD#1) in the City of Minot, North Dakota has applied through the North Dakota Department of Emergency Services (NDDES) to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for funding assistance. This funding is for the replacement of a flooded intermediate school (Ramstad Middle School) at a new location. In accordance with 44 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) for FEMA, Subpart B, Agency Implementing Procedures, Part 10.9, this Environmental Assessment (EA) is being prepared pursuant to Section 102 of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as implemented by the regulations promulgated by the President’s Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ); 40 CFR Parts 1500-1508. The purpose of the EA is to analyze the potential environmental impacts of the proposed project, and to determine whether to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) or a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI).