Environmental Impact Analysis Process. Environmental Assessment Air Force Small Launch Vehicle, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Edwards Air Force Base, and San Nicolas Island, CA
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This Environmental Assessment EA has been prepared as part of the United States Air Force USAF Environmental Impact Analysis Process EIAP for evaluation of proposed major projects, in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act NEPA and the regulations of the Presidents Council on Environmental Quality CEQ. The EA presents an environmental impact analysis of the proposed action and its alternatives. Section 1 of this EA contains the proposed action, its purpose and need, and alternatives. Section 2 is a description of the natural and man-made environment which may potentially be affected by the proposed action. Section 3 is an analysis of the potential environmental impacts which may result from implementation of the proposed action. Section 4 presents mitigation measures to prevent or minimize potentially significant impacts. Section 5 is a regulatory review of the proposed action, including identification of environmental permits and approvals which may be required. Section 6 summarizes the environmental impacts for each alternative.
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