NEPA
Midwest Region

NEPA

 

NOTICE:  Due to staffing changes, new projects are no longer being added to this site.
Information on some NEPA activities may be found at the following web sites. 
We will provide additional links here as they become available.

For NEPA documents related to Comprehensive Conservation Plans on National Refuges:  click here

 

For NEPA documents related to Endangered Species:  click here

 

List of Available Environmental Assessments (EA),
Environmental Impact Statements (EIS),
and other Environmental Documents for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Region 3

 

Sept 20, 2005 (comments due by October 20, 2005) Ohio Department of Natural Resources Candidate Conservation Agreement With Assurances and Enhancement of Survival Permit Application for the Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake. Published on Sept. 20, 2005, comments due by October 20, 2005.

 

Sept 20, 2005 (comments due by October 20, 2005): Notice of Availability of a Draft Safe Harbor Agreement and Receipt of an Application for an Enhancement of Survival Permit Associated With Proposed Restoration Activities for the Karner Blue Butterfly in the West Gary, Indiana Recovery Unit. Published on Sept. 20, 2005, comments due by Oct. 20, 2005.

 

Sept. 14, 2005: (comments due by October 14, 2005 Michigan Department of Natural Resources' Application for an Endangered Species Permit  click here

 

Sept. 14, 2005: (comments due by October 14, 2005) Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources' Application for an Endangered Species Permit click here

 

August 11, 2005: Public Comment Invited on Draft Environmental Assessement/Habitat Conservation Plan that Would Conserve Rare Snake on Kelleys Island, OH as Proposed Development Proceeds (comments due by October 11, 2005) click here

 

New Preferred Alternative Will be Developed for Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge EIS click here

 

Final Environmental Assessment Approved for Fish Passage in the Red River of the North Basin, Minnesota (completed July 29, 2005) click here

 

Final Environmental Assessment Approved for Implementing Candidate Conservation Agreements for Eastern Massasauga in Mid-Western States (completed July 26, 2005) click here

 

Northern Indiana Utilities Offer Draft Plan to Conserve Rare Butterfly; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Comments (comments due by August 18, 2005) click here

 

Draft Environmental Impact Statement and Comprehensive Conservation Plan Available for Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge (comments due by August 31, 2005) click here

 

Service to Prepare Environmental Impact Statement, Endangered Bat Conservation Plan for Indiana State Forests (comments due by July 27, 2005) click here

 

Draft Environmental Impact Statement and Draft Comprehensive Conservation Plan Available for Driftless Area NWR (comments due by July 22, 2005) click here

 

Public Comment Sought on Proposal by Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, to Construct a New Visitor and Environmental Education Center, Outdoor Public Use Facilities, and Intern Bunkhouse in Carver County (comments due by July 18, 2005) click here

 

Public Comment Sought on Draft Environmental Assessment for Statewide Public Water Access Development for the State of Indiana (comments due by July 11, 2005) click here

 

Public Comment Sought on Draft Environmental Assessment for Construction of a New Marina in the City of Grafton, Illinois (comments due on June 27, 2005) click here

 

Final Minnesota EA on Cormorant Management Released; Leech Lake Band to Initiate Local Control Efforts (completed April 29, 2005) click here

 

Recovery Take Permit Issued for Michigan Wolves (completed April 19, 2005)  Revoked by USFWS on September 13, 2005 click here

 

Incidental Take Permit Issued on Low Effect Habitat Conservation Plan for Michigan Electric Transmission Company, LLC (completed April 8, 2005) click here

 

Recovery Take Permit Issued for Wisconsin Wolves (completed April 1, 2005) Revoked by USFWS on September 13, 2005 click here

 

National Park Service and Fish & Wildlife Service begin process to determine disposition of Bureau of Mines, Twin Cities Research Center Main Campus, Ft. Snelling, MN click here

 

Public Comment Invited on Draft Environmental Assessment and Fire Management Plan for Glacial Ridge National Wildlife Refuge, Polk County, Minnesota (Comments due by May 2005) click here

 

Public Comment Invited on Draft Environmental Assessment for Big Falls Shooting Range, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin (Comments due on April 4, 2005) click here

 

Public Input Sought on Draft Environmental Assessment for the City of Saint Clair, Michigan Municipal Boat Harbor on the Pine River (Comments due on March 14, 2005) click here

 

Service Seeks Public Input on Draft Environmental Assessment for Chronic Wasting Disease Management Plan at Horicon and Fox River National Wildlife Refuges in Wisconsin (Comments due on March 14, 2005) click here

 

Public Comment Sought on Draft Environmental Assessment for the Olde Stone Quarry Harbor of Refuge and Launch Area, Door County, Wisconsin (Comments due on March 11, 2005) click here

 

Public Comment Sought on Draft Environmental Assessment and Public Hunt Plan for Glacial Ridge National Wildlife Refuge in Northwest Minnesota (Comments due on January 24, 2005) click here

 

Final Restoration Plan/Environmental Assessment for Tobico Marsh outside of Bay City, Michigan Approved (Completed October 20, 2004)  click here

 

Public Comment Sought on Draft Environmental Assessment for Construction of a New Building at Neosho National Fish Hatchery, Neosho, Missouri (Comments due on November 22, 2004) click here

 

Public Input Sought on Draft Environmental Assessment for Bird Damage Management in Wisconsin (Comments due on November 23, 2004) click here

 

Final Supplemental Environmental Assessment for Refuge Residence Modification on Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge in Carver County Approved (Completed September 30, 2004) click here

 

September 24, 2004 Final Environmental Assessment for Implementation of a Chronic Wasting Disease Management Plan at Leopold Wetland Management District in Wisconsin Approved Click here

 

Final Natural Resource Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment for Field Brooks Superfund Site, Ashtabula, Ohio (Completed September 8, 2004) click here

 

Public Input Sought on Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment for Additional Marina Improvements in the City of Fulton, Illinois (Comments due on September 10, 2004) click here

 

Public Input Sought on Draft Environmental Assessment for the Reconstruction of Hurds Corner Road Adjacent to Deford State Game Area in Tuscola County (Comments due on September 7, 2004) click here

 

Public Comment Sought on Draft Environmental Assessment for a Shoreline Protection Project at Brice Prairie Barrier Islands in Navigation Pool 7, La Crosse County, Wisconsin (Comments due on August 30, 2004) click here

 

Final Environmental Assessment for Construction of Lost Grove Lake, Scott County, Iowa (Completed June 22, 2004) click here

 

Service Invites Public Comments on Draft Environmental Assessment for Implementation of a Chronic Wasting Disease Management Plan at Leopold Wetland Management District in Wisconsin (Comments due on August 13, 2004) click here

 

Service Invites Public Comments on Draft Environmental Assessment for the City of Alton, Illinois Marina Breakwater Extension (Comments due August 2, 2004) click here

 

Draft Environmental Assessment For Statewide Public Water Access Development for the State of Wisconsin (Comments due 7/19/2004) click here

 

Service Invites Public Comments on Draft Environmental Assessment for the Construction of a Visitor Education Center at Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, Ohio (Comments due 7/14/2004) click here

 

Final Environmental Assessment to Control Double-crested Cormorant Damage in Michigan Approved (Completed May 21, 2004) click here

 

Service Invites Public Comments on Draft Addendum to Environmental Assessment for the Fire Management Plan on Necedah National Wildlife Refuge (Comments due 6/28/2004) click here

 

Public Input Needed for Draft Environmental Assessment/Plan to Restore Portion of Lake Superior Watershed (Comments due 4/19/2004) click here

 

Final Generic Environmental Assessment for For A Streamlined Method for Minor Encroachments into and Divestitures of Minor Amounts of State Lands Acquired with Federal Aid Funds (Completed 3/4/2004) click here

 

Public Comment Sought on Draft Environmental Assessment/ Restoration Plan for Tobico Marsh outside of Bay City, Michigan (Comments due 4/16/2004) click here

 

The Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge is seeking public comment on public use facilities on the Rapids Lake Unit (Comments due 4/12/2004) (click here)

 

Public Comment Sought on Draft Environmental Assessment and Public Hunt Plan for Glacial Ridge National Wildlife Refuge (Comments Due 1/24/04) click here

 

Public Comment Sought on Draft Environmental Assessment for Recreational Fishing Plan at Cypress Creek National Wildlife Refuge (Comments Due 1/5/04) click here

 

Public Comment Sought on Draft Environmental Assessment for Construction of a Warehouse on the Upper Mississippi River and Driftless Area National Wildlife Refuges (Comments Due 11/19/03) click here

 

Service Adopts Environmental Assessment Addendum for the Proposed Land Exchange on the Ashton Pits WMA near Ashton, Iowa (Completed 10/15/03) click here

 

Final Environmental Assessment for the City of Fulton Transient Boating Facility on the Mississippi River, Whiteside County, Illinois (Completed 9/16/03) click here

 

Final Environmental Assessment for South Globe Wetland Restoration on Emiquon National Wildlife Refuge, Fulton County, Illinois (Completed 6/30/03) click here

 

Final Environmental Assessment for Proposed Building Construction for Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge (Completed 6/13/03) click here

 

Final Environmental Assessment  and Habitat Conservation Plan for an Incidental Take Permit for Lake Erie Water Snake Related to Residential Home Development on Long Point, Kelleys Island, Erie County, Ohio (Completed 6/04/03) click here

 

Final Joint Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment for the Lower Fox River and Green Bay Area (Completed 6/03/03) click here

 

Final Environmental Assessment for Rosebud Island Protection Project (Completed 5/30/03) click here

 

Final Environmental Assessment for Beaver Dam State Park Land Trade and Construction of a Sewage Treatment Facility, Macoupin County, Illinois (Completed 5/27/03) click here

 

Final Fire Management Plan and Final Environmental Assessment for Seney National Wildlife Refuge, Michigan (Completed 5/17/03) click here

 

Final Environmental Assessment for proposed ring-necked pheasant and wild turkey hunting on DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge, Iowa (Completed 1/14/03) click here

 

Final Environmental Assessment To Allow Limited Use of Indiana Fish and Wildlife Properties for Field Trials on Glendale, Pigeon River, Tri-County, and Winamac Wildlife Management Areas (Completed 12/12/02) click here

 

Final Environmental Assessment for the City of Clinton Transient Boating Facility on the Mississippi River, Clinton County, Iowa (Completed 11/27/02) click here

 

Final Environmental Assessment for Cornell Shooting Range, Cornell, Wisconsin (Completed 11/05/02) click here

 

Draft Joint Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment for the Lower Fox River and Green Bay Area  (Comment period ended 10/21/02, see above for final EA) click here

 

Final Generic Environmental Assessment for Statewide Public Water Access Development for the State of Minnesota (Completed 9/17/02) click here

 

Final Environmental Assessment for proposed removal of of Schweitzer Dam on Cedar Creek, Washington County, Wisconsin (Completed 8/13/02) click here

 

Final Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment for Mid America Tanning Hazardous Waste Site Restoration, City of Sergeant Bluff, Woodbury County, Iowa (Completed 7/17/02) click here

 

Final Environmental Assessment and final Habitat Conservation Plan to conserve endangered Indiana bats during proposed construction of a new interchange for Interstate 70 near the Indianapolis Airport, Indiana   (Completed 4/4/02click here

 

Final Environmental Assessment for a Right-of-Way of a Proposed Water Pipeline and Water Discharge at Union Lake Waterfowl Production Area, Polk County, Minnesota (Completed 4/2/02) click here

 

Final Environmental Assessment for Implementation of the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge and Wetland Management District Fire Management Plan  (Completed 3/4/02) click here

 

Final Environmental Assessment for proposed modification of the Grayling Millpond Dam on the Au Sable River in Grayling, Michigan  (Completed 2/6/02) click here

 

Final Environmental Assessment for proposed building construction and rehabilitation at Mingo Job Corps Center located on Mingo National Wildlife Refuge in Stoddard County, Missouri (completed 1/24/02) click here

 

Final Environmental Assessment for proposed Edward M. Golson Boat Launch and Nature Park on the Saginaw River in Bay City, Michigan (completed 12/20/01) click here

 

Final Environmental Assessment available on proposed improvements at the McMiller Shooting Facility, Waukesha County, Wisconsin  click here

 

Final Environmental Assessment available for proposed US Highway 10 and US Highway 45 Interchange on a portion of the Rat River Wildlife Area, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. (October 2001)   click here

 

Final Environmental Assessment available for proposed removal of the Glenville Dam on the Baraboo River, Sauk County, Wisconsin  click here

 

Seney National Wildlife Refuge, Michigan, Final Environmental Assessment for Marsh and Walsh Creek Restoration  click here

 

Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge, Illinois, announces commencement of Environmental Impact Statement for Comprehensive Conservation Plan (CCP)  click here

 

Fairfield Marsh, Wisconsin, Final Environmental Assessment click here  

 

Proposed Glacial Ridge National Wildlife Refuge, Minnesota:  Draft Environmental Assessment   click here

 

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Last updated: June 29, 2011