Draft Environmental Assessment Satala Power Plant Replacement Island of Tutuila, American Samoa Territorial Office of Fiscal Reform American Samoa Power Authority December 2013
Draft Environmental Assessment Satala Power Plant Replacement Island of Tutuila, American Samoa Territorial Office of Fiscal Reform American Samoa Power Authority December 2013///Through the American Samoa Territorial Office of Fiscal Reform, the American Samoa Power Authority (ASPA) has applied to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for funds to construct and operate a 23.5-megawatt (MW) power plant to replace the 23.5 MW of electrical power generation capacity lost when the Satala power plant was severely damaged by the September 29, 2009, earthquake, tsunami, and flooding disaster (FEMA-1859-DR-AS). Approval of this funding is a federal action subject to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA); thus, FEMA has prepared this Environmental Assessment (EA) in compliance with NEPA./This Draft 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.
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