Migratory Birds & Habitat Programs
Pacific Region

NEPA Documents

This page has NEPA (National Environmental Policy Act) compliance documents that Pacific Region Migratory Birds has developed. Documents that are currently available for public comment are listed first. Below is our archive of previously posted. Please note, documents are in PDF files that can be viewed using free Adobe Acrobat Reader Software.

How to Submit Comments

You may submit comments or request copies or more information by one of the following methods:

Email: pacific_birds@fws.gov. Please include “DEA for the <insert name> Permit” in the subject line of the message.

U.S. Mail: Please address written comments to Nanette Seto, Chief, Division of Migratory Birds and Habitat Programs, Pacific Region, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 911 NE 11th Ave, Portland, OR 97232.

FINAL Environmental Assessment: Inland Avian Predation Management Plan

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' FONSI, Final EA, Final IAPMP, and other related documents are available for viewing on the Corps website at: http://www.nww.usace.army.mil/Missions/Projects/InlandAvianPredationManagementPlan.aspx

FINAL FONSI: Inland Avian Predation Management Plan Caspian Tern Depredation Permit Issuance 

Inland Avian Predation Management Plan Caspian Tern Depredation Permit FONSI (689 KB)

Inland Avian Predation Management Plan Caspian Tern Depredation Permit Letter (126 KB)

Environmental Assessment: Permit Take as Provided Under the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act for the West Butte Wind Project, Oregon

In this Environmental Assessment (EA) we evaluate three alternatives to issuing a permit (50 CFR 22.26) under the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act to West Butte Wind Power LLC.  The application by West Butte for a programmatic take permit for Golden Eagles was the first received by the US Fish and Wildlife Service since regulations created this permit type in 2009. Documents can be downloaded below.

Coming Soon - West Butte Final EA

West Butte Draft EA without Appendix 1 (1.3 MB)

Appendix 1 of the West Butte DEA (5.5 MB)


Document Archive

2012 NMFS Incidental Seabird Take for National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Hawaii-based Longline Fishery

NMFS Permit FONSI (415 KB)

NMFS Permit Final EA without Appendix (639 KB)

NMFS Permit Final EA Appendix (2.4 MB)

NMFS Permit Final EA Questions & Answers (38 KB)

News Release for Final EA (website)

NMFS Permit Draft EA Questions & Answers (39 KB)

NMFS Permit Draft EA without Appendix (1.3 MB)

Appendices of the NMFS Permit Draft EA (3.1 MB)

News Release for Draft EA (website)


Caspian Tern Management to Reduce Predation of Juvenile Salmonids in the Columbia River Estuary (Final Environmental Impact Statement)

Caspian Tern Final EIS Chapter 1 Only (3.2 MB)

Caspian Tern Final EIS without Appendices (19.8 MB)

Caspian Tern Final EIS Appendices (55.5 MB)


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Last updated: June 5, 2014

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