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May 30, 2014


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 Environmental Review

Environmental review of the Richmond Ferry Terminal Project is required under provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and the National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA). Additionally, other state, local and Federal agencies have jurisdiction over the project area and/or resources that could potentially be impacted by the project.
California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) | Status: Underway

In accordance with CEQA and the CEQA Guidelines, a 30-day public review period for the Initial Study commenced on May 6, 2014, and will conclude on June 4, 2014. The Draft Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration (ISMND) has specifically been distributed to interested or involved public agencies, organizations, and private individuals for review.

Read the Notice of Intent: Notice of Intent to Adopt a Mitigated Negative Declaration (2pp, 118 KB)http://www.watertransit.org/images/pdf.gif

 Download the ISMND: Initial Study / Mitigated Negative Declaration (354pp, 11 MB)http://www.watertransit.org/images/pdf.gif
During the public review period, the public will have an opportunity to provide written comments on the information contained within this Draft IS. The public comments on the Draft IS and responses to public comments will be incorporated into the Final IS. WETA will use the Final IS for all environmental decisions related to this project. In reviewing the Draft IS, affected public agencies and interested members of the public should focus on the sufficiency of the document in identifying and analyzing potential project impacts on the environment, and ways in which the significant effects of the project are proposed to be avoided or mitigated. Comments on the Draft IS should be submitted in writing prior to the end of the 30-day public review period and must be postmarked or emailed by June 4, 2014. Please submit written comments to:
Chad Mason, WETA
Pier 9, Suite 111
The Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA 94111