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Describing the Proposed Project

An accurate and comprehensive description of the proposed project serves as the basis for the impact assessment. This section provides guidance on identifying and describing those aspects of the project that could result in impacts.

Follow the links below for guidance on developing descriptions of the basic facility, including primary facilities, support facilities, and connected actions; site characterization requirements; construction requirements; operational requirements; and decommissioning and reclamation requirements.

  • Description of the Proposed Facility
    This section provides guidance on developing a project description including basic information (overall project size and location), primary facilities, support facilities, and connected actions.
  • Site Characterization Requirements and Activities
    This section provides guidance on developing a description of site characterization activities, including time frame, project area, and number of personnel.
  • Construction Requirements and Activities
    This section provides guidance on developing a description of construction activities, including construction time frame, project footprint (including laydown areas), utilities, materials, energy and water needs, waste generation, and construction work force.
  • Operational Requirements and Activities
    This section provides guidance on developing a description of operations including, time frame, project footprint, utilities, materials, energy and water needs, waste generation, and operations work force.
  • Decommissioning and Reclamation Requirements and Activities
    This section provides guidance on developing a description of decommissioning and reclamation activities including, time frame, project footprint (including laydown areas), utilities, materials, energy and water needs, waste generation, and work force.