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EA and EIS Public Comment Page

This page allows for the public and stakeholders to review Environmental Assessments (EA) and Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) during the Public Comment period in support of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).  Please follow the directions within the documents below to provide your comments to the U.S. IBWC.

Canutillo
The Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment and Mitigated Finding of No Significant Impact for Flood Control Improvements to the Rio Grand Canalization Project from Vinton to Canutillo, El Paso County, Texas (Canutillo Phase II) is available for public review and comment. The public comment period has been extended until August 1, 2017, as requested by the public. An environmental impact statement will not be prepared unless additional information which may affect this decision is brought to our attention within the public comment period. The document may be viewed in Portable Document Format (PDF) available here and the appendices here. Please provide written comments to the attention of Ms. Elizabeth Verdecchia, Environmental Management Division, United States Section, International Boundary and Water Commission; 4171 N. Mesa, C-100; El Paso, Texas 79902.
EA Canutillo II Presentation 1 - Xochitl Aranda, P.E., Civil Engineer
EA Canutillo II Presentation 2 - Elizabeth Verdecchia, Natural Resources Specialist, USIBWC

Tijuana River
A draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Rehabilitation of the Levee System in the Tijuana River Flood Control Project is available for public review and comment. The public comment period will close February 3, 2017. The EA may be viewed in the Portable Document Format (PDF) available here. Please provide written comments to the attention of Mr. Wayne Belzer, Environmental Management Division, United States Section, International Boundary and Water Commission; 4171 N. Mesa, C-100; El Paso, Texas 79902 or via email to Wayne Belzer.

Notice
Please note all written and email comments received during the comment period will become part of the public record, including any personal information you may provide. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment – including your personal identifying information – may be made publicly available at any time.  While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.  All submissions from organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or businesses, will be made available for public disclosure in their entirety.