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Final Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for the Paradise Cove West Mitigation for Southwestern Willow Flycatcher (June 2019)

Document Posting Date: 
June 12, 2019

CBP announces that a Final Environmental Assessment (EA) and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Paradise Cove West Mitigation for Southwestern Willow Flycatcher have been prepared and are now available for public review.  The Final EA documents a review of the potential environmental and socioeconomic effects associated with the restoration and maintenance of 42.8 acres of native habitat through manual, mechanical, and chemical applications.  The proposed action would meet mitigation requirements in the 2008 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Biological Opinion to minimize impacts resulting from vegetation treatment in the Limitrophe.

The Draft EA was made available for a 30-day public review and comment period between March 15 and April 15, 2019.  It was accessible through CBP.gov and by distribution to stakeholders and local public libraries.  The notice of availability for the draft was published in the Yuma Sun on March 15, 2019. 

Based on the Final EA, a determination was made that the proposed action will not significantly affect the human environment and that further analysis is not required.  Therefore, a FONSI was issued, and an Environmental Impact Statement is not required.  For further information contact commentsenv@cbp.dhs.gov.

Last modified: 
June 3, 2019