* indicates the current step in the planning process
Step 1. Notice of Intent published in the Federal Register
Step 2. Hold public open house
Step 3. Develop preliminary alternatives
Step 4. Continue external scoping
Step 5. Refine alternatives
Step 6. Prepare draft environmental impact statement(DEIS)
Step 7. Public 60-day review and comment to DEIS
Step 8. Public meeting
Step 9. Analyze public comments
Step 10. Prepare final environmental impact statement (FEIS) and Decision Document
Step 11. Release FEIS to the public
Step 12. Issue a Record of Decision *
Step 13. Implement Decision