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* indicates the current step in the planning process
Step 1. Define purpose and need/develop preliminary alternatives
Step 2. Conduct external scoping
Step 3. Review public scoping comments
Step 4. Prepare EA/IS
Step 5. Public Review of EA/IS *
Step 6. Analysis of public comment
Step 7. Prepare decision document
Step 8. Release decision document to the public