NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY OF DRAFT
SUPPLEMENTAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT
AND PUBLIC HEARING
The United States Section, International Boundary and Water Commission (USIBWC), as Federal Lead Agency, has prepared a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) pursuant to Section 102(2)(c) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, to analyze and evaluate the impacts of alternatives for the South Bay International Wastewater Treatment Plant (SBIWTP) to achieve compliance with the Clean Water Act. The Draft SEIS evaluates the environmental impacts that could result from alternative methods for treating sewage flows from Tijuana, Mexico that cross into the United States along the United States/Mexico border in San Diego County.
The Draft SEIS is available at http://www.ibwc.state.gov and in local public libraries in the San Diego area. A Notice of Availability of the Draft SEIS for this project was published in the Federal Register on Thursday, December 30, 2004. This notice can be viewed at http://www.gpoaccess.gov/fr/
The USIBWC will hold a Public Hearing regarding the findings of the Draft SEIS. This hearing will be held from 6:30 p.m. PST on Wednesday, February 2, 2005 at the San Ysidro Middle School, 4345 Otay Mesa Road, San Diego, CA. The public is invited to attend this hearing to obtain information on the project and provide comments on the findings of the Draft SEIS.
Please send written comments to Mr. Daniel Borunda, Environmental Protection Specialist, Compliance Section, USIBWC, 4171 N. Mesa Street, C-100, El Paso, TX 79902. No comments will be accepted by e-mail or fax. Comments concerning the Draft SEIS must be postmarked by February 28, 2005.
Pub. Jan. 26,31-k113060
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