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Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Proposed Tijuana River Vegetation Control

Document Posting Date: 
July 19, 2017

United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announces the availability of the Draft EA and FONSI for the proposed expansion of its vegetation control efforts within the Tijuana River Floodway (TRF) in San Diego, California.  CBP has prepared a Draft EA and FONSI to identify and assess the potential environmental impacts associated with these vegetation control efforts, which would preserve line of sight for United States Border Patrol agents and reduce hiding opportunities within the TRF.  CBP invites comments on the Draft EA and FONSI during the 30-day comment period beginning on July 21, 2017.  You may submit comments using only one of the following methods:

1.By email to
2.By mail to Tijuana River Vegetation Control EA, c/o John Petrilla, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 24000 Avila Road, Suite 5020, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677

When submitting comments, please include your name and address, and identify the comments as for the Tijuana River Vegetation Control EA in the subject line.  To ensure consideration, comments must be received by August 21, 2017.  Once the final environmental and decision documents are complete, they will also be posted on this site.

Last modified: 
July 19, 2017