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Environmental Assessment for Glenbrook Fuels Management Project and Kingsbury Fuels Management Project, Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District, Douglas County, Nevada (March 2013)

The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) proposes to provide Federal financial assistance to Douglas County Emergency Management, Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District , through the Nevada Division of Emergency Management , to implement wildfire mitigation in Douglas County, Nevada. The proposed mitigation consists of two projects, the Glenbrook Fuels Management Project and the Kingsbury Fuels Management Project, which are referred to jointly as the Proposed Project in this document. The project areas are along the eastern shore of Lake Tahoe near Glenbrook and Kingsbury, Nevada . The purpose of the Proposed Project is to reduce wildfire hazards to residents and structures in Douglas County.  The EA has been prepared according to the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA) the Council on Environmental Quality’s (CEQ’s) regulations implementing NEPA (40 CFR Parts 1500–1508), and FEMA’s NEPA implementing regulations (44 CFR Part 10).