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Notice of Intent To Prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Construction of an International Border Fence and Roads in San Diego, California [65 FR 1175] [FR2-00]
FEDERAL REGISTER CITE:
65 FR 1175
DATE OF PUBLICATION:
January 7, 2000
Immgration and Naturalization Service
Notice of Intent To Prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Construction of an International Border Fence and Roads in San Diego, California
Immigration and Naturalization Service, Justice.
Notice of Intent to Prepare a Draft Environmental Impact
The Immigration and Naturalization Service will prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the construction of a secondary fence and patrol roads along the United States/Mexico border in the vicinity of San Diego, California. Related infrastructure includes north/south gate access, maintenance corridors, lighting, and remote video surveillance components. these actions are intended to gain and maintain control of the border to further prevent the influx of illegal entry and drugs into the United Sta
Prior National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents, developed to address those project portions which have been previously constructed, will be incorporated into the DESI by reference. Direct project impacts of the remaining portions of the project, as well as cumulative impacts of the comprehensive project, will also be addressed. Pursuant to the Council on environmental Quality’s regulations, a scoping process will be conducted. As part of this process, a public workshop/open house will be held to i
dentify issues of concern for analysis during the NEPA process.
Alternatives to be covered by the DESI will include various alignments and configurations within the narrow geographic scope dictated by the international border. Other alternatives (to include the required “No Action” alternative) identified will also be fully examined.
During the preparation of the EIS, there will be numerous opportunities for public involvement, including scoping and review.
Public notice will be given in the
concerning the availability of the DESI for public review and comments.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Manny Rodriguez, Chief, Policy and Planning, Immigration and Naturalization Service, Facilities and Engineering Branch, 425 I Street, NW, Washington, DC 20536, Room 2060, Attn: Kevin Feeney, telephone: 202-353-9412, or Dr. Rebecca Griffith, INS Architecture Engineering Resource Center, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, 819 Taylor Street, Room 3A28, Fort Worth, Texas, 76102-0300, telephone: (817) 978-3389.
December 29, 1999
Commissioner,Immigration and Naturalization Service.