Phoenix Area Office - Reports, Studies, Environmental Impact Statements and Assessments

ARCHIVED Environmental Impact Assessments (NEPA) / and other Reports or Studies 

CURRENT Environmental Impact Assessments (NEPA)
and Other Reports or Studies

A Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) is available on the Project Website
The public review and comment period for the Draft EIS will be from September 30, 2016 through November 29, 2016. Comments received during the public review and comment period will be considered before the EIS is finalized and the Secretary of the Interior makes a decision about the Proposed Action.
Public meetings are scheduled to occur from October 24, 2016 through November 4, 2016.
Announcement Memorandum - Schedule of Public Meetings (.PDF - Approx. 120 KB)
Press Release
NGS-KMC Project / Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Website

The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), in cooperation with the San Xavier District (SXD) of the Tohono O'odham Nation and the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), is preparing an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the proposed extension of the existing San Xavier Cooperative Farm (Co-Op or farm).
(Comments from public / Action Date extended until September 29, 2016)
1)  SCOPING REPORT (.PDF - Approx. 254 KB)

The Bureau of Reclamation has issued a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) and Final Environmental Assessment (FEA) for the Construction of a Temporary Project to divert up to 7,000 Acre-Feet Annually (AFA) of Effluent from the Tres Rios Water Reclamation Facility to a Groundwater Savings Facility (GSF).
1)  ISSUANCE MEMO (.PDF - Approx. 80 KB)
2)  FONSI - (PDF - Approx. 21 KB)
3)  FEA - (PDF - Approx. 8.5 MB)

The Bureau of Reclamation has issued a Draft Environmental Assessment (DEA) on the Proposed Approval of a Water Exchange between Freeport-McMoRan Miami Inc. and Salt River Project and Drainage District.
(Action Date extended until September 8, 2016)
1) ISSUANCE MEMO (.PDF - Approx. 86 KB)
2) FONSI / FEA - (PDF - Approx. 7.4 MB)



Last Updated: 9/29/16