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Overview - Final EIS Published

The FEIS was issued by the USCG for public review. The Notice of Availability of the FEIS was published in the Federal Register dated August 13, 2010.  The FEIS analyzed the potential for impact to the natural and manmade environment by the proposed Goethals Bridge Replacement Project. The FEIS was prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), as amended.   

The public review period for the FEIS ended September 13, 2010.

The Coast Guard executed its Record of Decision (ROD) on January 31, 2011.

Viewing Locations for the FEIS

You can download sections of the FEIS from here.

In addition, hard copies were made available for viewing at government offices and public libraries in Elizabeth and Linden, New Jersey, and Staten Island, New York.

GBMP EIS Overview Link
  Steps in the Process
  NEPA Requirements
  Notice of Intent
  Scoping Process
  Purpose and Need
  Preliminary Alternatives
  Potential Issues
  Refined Project Alternatives for DEIS Analysis
  Study Area
  Cultural Resources and Section 106 Consultation
  Draft EIS Published
  Formal Public Meetings
  Final EIS (FEIS) Published
  Preferred Alternative Selected - New Alignment South
  Modifications in the FEIS Since Publication of the DEIS
  General Conformity
  Record of Decision
  Essential Fish Habitat
  EIS Timeline
  Additional Resources
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» Record of Decision (ROD) for Goethals Bridge Replacement Executed on January 31, 2011
» Final EIS (FEIS) Published in August 2010
» Preferred Alternative Selected – New Alignment South