Newsletter (January 2017) - Pojoaque Basin Regional Water System Draft Environmental Impact Statement Available
You are invited to review and comment on a draft environmental impact statement (EIS) analyzing the environmental effects of constructing a proposed regional water system (RWS) and connected actions in the Pojoaque Basin in north-central New Mexico. As the lead federal agency, the Bureau of Reclamation, Albuquerque Area Office (Reclamation), prepared the draft EIS in cooperation with the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs; U.S. Indian Health Service; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; Pueblo de San Ildefonso, Pueblo of Pojoaque, Pueblo of Nambé, and Pueblo of Tesuque (Settlement Pueblos); New Mexico Department of Transportation; Santa Fe County; and the City of Santa Fe.
January 6, 2017 - Reclamation Releases Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Pojoaque Basin Regional Water System
The Bureau of Reclamation released its draft Environmental Impact Statement today for the Pojoaque Basin Regional Water System. The draft EIS analyzes potential environmental impacts of five alternatives for planning, designing and constructing the regional water system in the Pojoaque Basin of north-central New Mexico. A 45-day public comment period is open from January 13 to February 27, 2017.
Newsletter (December 2015) - Working Alternatives Developed for the Pojoaque Basin Regional Water System Environmental Impact Statement
The Bureau of Reclamation, Albuquerque Area Office, has developed preliminary working alternatives that will be further refined and analyzed in the Pojoaque Basin Regional Water System Environmental Impact Statement. Reclamation and cooperating agencies have developed five preliminary alternatives for analysis in this Environmental Impact Statement, including the No Action Alternative. These represent the range of reasonable actions that could be taken to satisfy the purpose of and need for Reclamation’s action with respect to the Regional Water System.
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