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EA-1406: Finding of No Significant Impact

Ground Water Compliance at the New Rifle, Colorado, UMTRA Project Site

On the basis of the Environmental Assessment. which analyzed relevant environmental issues and addressed the concerns of stakeholders, DOE finds that no significant impact will result from implementing the planned action at the New Rifle site. This FONSI is documented pursuant to NEPA, the Council on Environmental Quality’s “Regulations for Implementing the Procedural Provisions of NEPA” codified at 40 CFR 1500, and DOE’s “NEPA Implementing Procedures” codified at IO CFR 1021.  The planned action does not constitute a major federal action that would significantly affect the quality of the environment within the mandate of NEPA. Therefore, implementation of the planned action does not require the preparation of an environmental impact statement.