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Documents Out for Review/Comment

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) prepares Environmental Assessments (EAs), Environmental Impact Statements (EIS), or Environmental Stewardship Plans (ESP) to identify and assess potential environmental impacts associated with proposed siting, construction, operation, and maintenance of various facilities, tactical infrastructure, and electronic surveillance systems, especially along the U.S./Mexico and U.S./Canada international borders.

CBP works with local government, State, Native American, and Federal land managers, as well as with the interested public, to identify, understand, and, to the extent possible, minimize impacts to the environment. This portion of the website facilitates public comment on official draft environmental documents, provides information on how and where to submit comments, and makes available copies of final determinations on the level of environmental impact of these proposed CBP projects.

The environmental documents for these projects are prepared in compliance with provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321, et seq.), the Council on Environmental Quality’s NEPA implementing regulations at 40 C.F.R. Part 1500 et seq., and U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Directive 023-01, Rev. 01, Implementation of the National Environmental Policy Act. In circumstances when the Secretary deems it necessary to issue a waiver of environmental laws, CBP remains committed to responsible environmental stewardship and conserving our Nation's cultural and natural resources.

To View Documents Currently Out for Review/Comment

The box on the right lists the environmental documents that are currently out for review/comment (organized by state).

For Additional Information

For more information or to receive a copy of any previous CBP environmental document not found on this website, please email the CBP Environmental Program.

Last modified: 
June 24, 2019