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Supplemental Environmental Assessment of Nevada City – Fuel Reduction – Deer Creek Environs Program, Nevada City, Nevada County, California (April 2013)

The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) proposes to provide Federal financial assistance (Federal action) to the City of Nevada City (subapplicant or City), through the California Emergency Management Agency (CalEMA), to implement a wildfire mitigation project (Proposed Project).  A wildfire in the wildland/urban interface poses a threat to public health and safety and to property. The purpose of the Federal action is to provide PDM Program Federal financial assistance to the City, through CalEMA, to reduce the risk of death and injury to people and damage to property from wildfire.  This Supplemental Environmental Assessment (SEA) has been prepared to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), as amended (42 U.S.C. §§ 4321–4327), and to tier from the Final Programmatic Environmental Assessment (PEA) for Typical Recurring Actions Resulting from Flood, Earthquake, Fire, Rain, and Wind Disasters in California (FEMA 2003).