Energy Answers Arecibo, LLC

Arecibo Waste to Energy Generation and Resource Recovery Facility Project

Arecibo, Puerto Rico

Energy Answers Arecibo, LLC (Energy Answers) plans to request financial assistance from the USDA Rural Utilities Service (RUS) to finance construction and operation of the proposed Arecibo Waste to Energy Generation and Resource Recovery Facility Project in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. RUS plans to issue a Supplemental Final EIS to meet its responsibilities under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA). The EIS will incorporate by reference a Final EIS prepared by the Puerto Rico Industrial Development Company (PRIDCO) under Puerto Rico Article 4(b)(3) Law No. 46 (September 22, 2004), Environmental Public Policy Act. To obtain additional information or to provide comments, please contact Ms. Lauren (McGee) Rayburn, Environmental Scientist, by telephone at: (202) 695-2540 or by email at: lauren.mcgee@wdc.usda.gov. Comments may be submitted to Ms. Rayburn by email or by physical mail at: P.O. Box 776, Haw River, NC 27258-0776.

Federal Register Notice of Intent to Prepare a Supplemental Final EIS

Exhibit I: Puerto Rico Industrial Development Co. (PRIDCO) – Final EIS (November 2010)

Table of Contents, Executive Summary - English (476 kB) or Spanish (2.4 MB)

  • Section 1.0: Description, Location, and Purpose of Proposed Action - English (16 MB) or Spanish (12.9 MB)

  • Section 2.0-2.7: Description of the Existing Environment - English (12.8 MB) or Spanish (15.3 MB)

  • Section 2.8-2.17: Description of the Existing Environment, continued - English (10.5 MB) or Spanish (13.3 MB)

  • Section 3.0- Section 14.0: Environmental Impacts, Alternatives, Cumulative Effects Analysis, Other Required Considerations, Glossary - English (3.3 MB) or Spanish (5.1 MB)

Appendix A: Geotechnical Study - English (14.1 MB)

Appendix B: H-H Study - English (14 MB)

Appendix C: Air Quality Study - English (2.3 MB)

Appendix D: Flora and Fauna Study - English (11.6 MB) or Spanish (7.9 MB)

Appendix E: Wetlands Study - English (13.6 MB

Appendix F: Archaeological Study - English (13.9 MB) or Spanish (43.6 MB)

Appendix G: Noise Study - English (14.6 MB)

Appendix H: Traffic Study - English (19.4 MB)

Appendix I: Socioeconomic Study - English (1.5 MB) or Spanish (1.9 MB)

Appendix J: Environmental Justice Study - English (4.0 MB) or Spanish (4.0 MB)

Appendix K: Human Health Risk Assessment - English (10.6 MB)

Appendix L: Ecological Risk Assessment - English (9.4 MB)

Appendix M: Site Selection Study - English (19.2 MB)

Appendix N: Alternatives for Water Sources - English (12.9 MB)

Appendix O: Government Agency Letters - English (2.7 MB)

Appendix P: Public Participation - English (4.4 MB)

Appendix Q: Consultants’ Certification - English (2.4 MB)

Appendix R: Response to Comments on P-EIS - English (800 KB) or Spanish (34.1 MB)