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Public Comment Opportunities

Below are links to DOE NEPA projects with open comment periods, including comment periods on the proposed scope of planned NEPA documents and on draft NEPA documents (e.g., draft environmental assessments and draft environmental impacts statements).

  • Public Comment Period Ends: December 13, 2016
    The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) in the U.S. Department of Commerce is preparing, with DOE as a cooperating agency, a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) that will analyze the potential environmental impacts of a proposal to design, deploy and operate the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network. This PEIS covers the Southern United States.

  • Public Scoping Period Ends: January 17, 2017
    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Bureau of Reclamation, and DOE’s Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), as joint lead agencies, are preparing an EIS that analyzes the potential environmental impacts of the operation (as a coordinated system) and maintenance of 14 federal multiple-purpose dams and related facilities within the Columbia River basin. BPA is responsible for marketing and transmitting the power generated by these dams.