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Environmental Assessment Worksheet

What is an EAW?

An Enviromental Assessment Worksheet (EAW) is a document designed to provide a brief analysis and overview of the potential environmental impacts for a specific project and to help the RGU determine whether an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) is necessary. The EAW consists of a standard list of 31 questions and is meant to set out the basic facts of the project’s environmental impacts. The EAW is not meant to approve or disapprove a project, but is simply a source of information to guide other approvals and permitting decisions. The information in the EAW process has two functions: to determine whether an EIS is needed, and to indicate how the project can be modified to lessen its environmental impacts; such modifications may be imposed as permit conditions by regulatory agencies.

Link to the EQB Monitor: https://www.eqb.state.mn.us/eqb-monitor

Hartley Park Phase I Implementation of Master Plan.  Click here for the FINAL EAW.  Likely public comment period from August 31 to September 30, 2015.  Click here for a link to the cover letter.

Knowlton Creek Stream Restoration Project.  Click here for the PDF of EAW.  Public comment  from July 20 to August 19.

Slip 2 Capping and Shallowing.  Click here for the PDF of the EAW.  Public comment period from September 1, 2014 to October 1, 2014.  

Steelton Hill Double Track.  Click here for the PDF of the EAWPublic comment period from May 12, 2014 to June 11, 2014. 

Stewart Creek Bank Stabilization.  Click here for the PDF of EAW. Public comment period from March 17, 2014 to April 16, 2014. 

Coffee Creek Bank Stabilization in Enger Park.  Click here for the PDF of EAW.  Public comment period from February 3, 2014 to March 5, 2014. 

Duluth Traverse Mountain Bike Trail System.  Click here for the PDF of EAW.  Public comment period from February 4, 2013 to March 6, 2013.

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