National Environmental Policy Act

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is conducting federal environmental review of the Delta Conveyance Project in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), including preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The Draft EIS was issued for public review and comment on December 16, 2022 through March 16, 2023.

US Army Corps of Engineers’ National
Environmental Policy Act Process

A federal government process to inform decisionmakers and the public about the potential adverse effects on the human environment of the proposed action and disclose methods to avoid or substantially reduce these adverse environmental effects.

  1. Notice of Intent

  2. Scoping

  3. Development of Draft Environmental Impact Statement (Draft EIS)

  4. Public circulation of Draft EIS

  1. Public Meetings

  2. Development of Final EIS, including response to comments

  3. Publish Final EIS in the Federal Register

  4. Record of Decision