The NPS has analyzed and documented the environmental impacts of the alternatives in a draft Environmental Assessment (EA). The impacts were not found to be significant, so the NPS documented its selected alternative in a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI). Construction will begin upon obtaining the required state and federal permits.
* indicates the current step in the planning process
Step 1. Define purpose and need/develop preliminary alternatives
Step 2. Conduct external scoping
Step 3. Prepare draft EA
Step 4. Public review of draft EA
Step 5. Prepare FONSI
Step 6. Release final EA and FONSI to public *