Category Archives: Environmental Impact Statement

Barry Commoner–Scientist and Planet Earth’s Lifeguard–Dies at 95.

From the New York Times, October 1, 2012, article by Daniel Lewis. Barry Commoner, a founder of modern ecology and one of its most provocative thinkers and mobilizers in making environmentalism a people’s political cause, died on Sunday in Manhattan. … Continue reading

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Russell E. Train, Helped Found the E.P.A., Dies at 92

From the New York Times, 17 September 2012. Article by Keith Schneider. Russell E. Train, a renowned conservationist who played a central role in the creation of groundbreaking laws and effective enforcement in response to rising concerns about environmental protection in … Continue reading

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People Passing Through: Traffic and Business Corridors

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Offsite Land Use

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Failings of the Environmental Impact Statement

Appendix A (from the 2006 EIS): Comments regarding a letter from the NRC to Mr. Dan P. Stinnett (Field Supervisor, US Fish and Wildlife Services), RE: Request for list of Protected Species within the area under evaluation for the Monticello … Continue reading

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CapX2020 Draft of Environmental Impact Statement

CapX2020: Fargo to St. Cloud: Draft of Environmental Impact Statement (Complete) and Excerpts: Scoping Decision Document (Appendix A) Detailed Route Descriptions (Appendix B) Wetland Classifications (Appendix C) Flora and Fauna (Appendix D) Air Monitoring Data (Appendix E) Letter from the Minnesota Pollution … Continue reading

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Plant Leak/Spill Detection Program

[Excerpted & re-formated from the Groundwater Protection Initiative: Voluntary Data Collection Questionnaire (2006) – Nuclear Licensing and Regulatory Services] Program and/or methods used for detection of leakage of spills from plant systems, structures, and components that have a potential for an inadvertent … Continue reading

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