Public Meetings

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ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW PROCESS MEETINGS

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) have completed the formal Federal environmental review process by issuing their Records of Decision (RODs) for the project. BLM and WAPA previously released the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) and Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS), which was based on the comments received on the DEIS. For additional information on the environmental documents and environmental review process, please visit the BLM and WAPA Web sites.

In 2014, BLM and WAPA released the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) and conducted a public comment period, including public scoping meetings and hearings in Las Cruces, Deming, Lordsburg, Benson, Willcox, and Tucson.

SCOPING MEETINGS

In May 2012, BLM and WAPA hosted public scoping meetings in Las Cruces, Deming, and Lordsburg, New Mexico, and in Willcox, Benson, and Tucson, Arizona. Information acquired during the scoping period assisted the joint-lead agencies in identifying the potential environmental issues, alternative corridors, and mitigation associated with developing the proposed project. For additional information, please visit the BLM and WAPA websites, or click here to see the documents provided at the scoping meetings, including the Scoping Summary prepared by BLM and WAPA.

PRE-NEPA PUBLIC MEETINGS

In fall 2011, the Southline Transmission Project team hosted several public informational meetings to gather input prior to the formal Federal environmental review process. The materials from these meetings are linked below.

Benson Community Meeting – November 2011

BENSON COMMUNITY MEETING – NOVEMBER 2011
The Southline Transmission Project team held a community meeting in Benson in November. The meeting materials included:

 

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Public Informational Meetings – September 2011

The Southline Transmission Project team held five public informational meetings in the project area in September 2011. The meeting materials included:

 

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