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hydrologic conditions, including identification of watershed and

downstream drainage; surface and groundwater quality to be impacted;

conditions downstream or within drainage areas including flood

plains; unique aquatic habitats; water recreation areas and public

water supplies; hydrologic hazard such as flood or storm runoff.

geologic conditions including erosion potential; seismic hazards;

topographic stability and features; description of formations and

faulting; productivity of soil, soil species.

ecological conditions including endangered species; flora, fauna,

and wildlife; unique ecological or sensitive communities.

socioeconomic conditions including population, migrational trends,

employment and labor mix, available public services.

aesthetic conditions including scenic vistas, historic/archaeological

sites, cultural values.

tribal or other religous practices at or near the proposed project.

identification of any other major energy or chemical complexes

planned sufficiently close to the site to mutually impact environ

mental, health, safety, or socioeconomic considerations.

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This section should provide the following information as it relates to

facility requirements, overall plant site and setting, and the plant/

process residuals, as appropriate,

Project resource requirements, including energy form and quantity,

land, water, labor, construction and operation materials, etc.

Project site plan and topographic maps, if appropriate, including:

description of physical appearance, and

description of fuel storage area, drainage and runoff patterns.

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during construction, operation, maintenance, and disposition of the project including:

quantity, physical and chemical description of air emissions
(including fugitive emissions), liquid effluents, solid wastes, and
other discharges (including heat, noise, and odor),

identification of existing and, where possible, anticipated standards for those areas of environmental concern that are regulated, and

description of mitigating measures employed in the project to

reduce potential environmental effects.


This section should contain the following information concerning impacts

and consequences of the project (at selected site and the alternative sites, if appropriate). Plans for offsetting such impacts should be included. This section should also include a summary and ranking of the consequences in the approximate order of decreasing risk to project implementation. The ranking within each subsection should be based on

consideration of items such as: a) natural and magnitude of impact; b)

uncertainty in the effectiveness of proposed environmental controls; c) lack of definitive data on plant streams; and, d) uncertainties in anti

cipated regulations.

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Environmental, health, and safety impacts, including;

atmospheric impacts, including projection of air quality


hydrologic impacts, including changes in groundwater/surface

water quality and quantity, and stream diversion;

land use impacts during and after construction activities;

public and occupational health consequences of construction

activities, including accidents; and

ecological impacts.

O Socioeconomic impacts.

2. Consequences of Operation and Disposition

O Environmental, health, and safety impacts as a result of project

operation and disposition including mitigating measures, and an

indication if impacts from other "nearby" planned energy or chemical

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water quality and quantity, from runoff from storage piles,

leachates from waste disposal sites and wastewater cleaning

and discharges.

Land use impacts resulting from solid waste disposal (including

toxic and hazardous substances) or other discharges.

Geologic impacts, including subsidence, seismicity, erosion, stream diversion, flood plain intrusion, soil permeability

and infiltration, integrity of solid waste disposal sites, etc.

Public and occupational health and safety impacts, including

exposure to toxic and hazardous substances, noise, odor, and

potential accidents.

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