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4410.1200 EAW CONTENT.

The EAW shall address at least the following major categories in the form provided on the worksheet:

A.

identification including project name, project proposer, and project location;

B.

procedural details including identification of the RGU, EAW contact person, and instructions for interested persons wishing to submit comments;

C.

description of the project, the purpose of the project, methods of construction, quantification of physical characteristics and impacts, project site description, and land use and physical features of the surrounding area;

D.

resource protection measures that have been incorporated into the project design;

E.

major issues sections identifying potential environmental impacts and issues that may require further investigation before the project is commenced, including identification of cumulative potential effects;

F.

known governmental approvals, reviews, or financing required, applied for, or anticipated and the status of any applications made, including permit conditions that may have been ordered or are being considered;

G.

if the project will be carried out by a governmental unit, a brief explanation of the need for the project and an identification of those who will benefit from the project; and

H.

an assessment of the compatibility of the project with approved plans of local units of government.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 116D.04; 116D.045

History:

21 SR 1458; 31 SR 539; 34 SR 721

Published Electronically:

November 30, 2009