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NEPA Document: RAPID/Roadmap/1 (5)

NOTE: if a value does not exist or it is N/A, then just leave the field blank.


General NEPA Document Info

Transmission Type Energy Sector (e.g. Geothermal, Solar, Wind)

Environmental Analysis Type Type of environmental analysis conducted to meet NEPA requirements (eg Categorical Exclusion, Environmental Assessment). This will be limited to the following list: CU (Casual Use), DNA (Determination of NEPA Adequacy), CX (Categorical Exclusion), EA (Environmental Assessment), EIS (Environmental Impact Statement)

NEPA Document Name For EAs/EISs

Applicant Organizations whose named on the proposed activity application

Consultant Consultant hired to prepare NEPA documents (if applicable)

Project Area Project Area

Project Phase Phase of transmission development (can have more than one phase if more than one project)).

Comments Additional information on the effort

Participating Agencies

Lead Agency Agency responsible for NEPA compliance

Managing District Office Name of the lead agency managing district office (State Office for BLM, Field Office for USFS

Managing Field Office Name of the lead agency managing office (Field Office for BLM, Field Office for USFS

Funding Agency Federal organization(s) that is providing the funding (that may cause NEPA trigger). If no value exists (or it is NA), just leave the field blank.

Relevant Numbers

Lead Agency Doc Number Case record number for the environmental document

Funding Agency Doc Number Funding agency environmental document number. If no value exists (or it is NA), just leave the field blank.

Funding Number Funding agency-issued funding number. If no value exists (or it is NA), just leave the field blank.

Serial Number Number issued by lead agency e.g.for ROWs, Unitizations, Utilization, and Exploration NOIs

Lease Numbers BLM geothermal lease number(s)

CX Authorization Reference to the policy authorizing the categorical exclusion. If no value exists (or it is NA), just leave the field blank.

Tiered Document Link to the most recent NEPA Document that authorizes the proposed activity under a reduced analysis

Selected Dates

Pre-Application Meeting Date Date of the meeting to prepare to submit the application

Application Date Date the application as approved

Application Document Type Type of application submitted (e.g. GDP, NOI, Sundry Notice, etc.)

EIS Federal Register Date Date the proposal was submitted to the NOI (EIS) Federal Register)

Revised Application Date Date application is re-submitted (if applicable)

NEPA Schedule Comments Comments on application timeline e.g. contracting delays, fire season delays, change of plans, delayed application from lease date

Scoping Initiated Date Date public notified of scoping period

Preliminary EA-EIS Date Date the Preliminary EA or Draft EIS is issued for public review

Final EA-EIS Date/Public Comment Period Date that the Final Document is issued

Decision Document Date Date the decision document (Decision for CU, CX, DNA; Record of Decision for EIS; Decision Record/Memo for EA) is issued)

General (for all document set types)

Application File For Example: Exploration NOI, Drilling Permit Applications, Sundry Notices.

Application Attachments For example: Cover letters, Plan of Operations, Maps

Serial Register Page Related Serial Register Pages from BLM's LR2000 (

Decision Files Decision files

Other Documents Additional supporting documents (e.g. biological assessment, cultural, completion reports, etc.) that don't fit any other upload category

CU: Casual Use

Casual Use Documentation Typically Casual Use Documentation consists of a letter or an e-mail

DNA: Determination of NEPA Adequacy

DNA Worksheet DNA Worksheet files

CX: Categorical Exclusion

Categorical Exclusion Approval Files documenting Categorical Exclusion Environmental Review and Approval; include the Extraordinary Circumstances checklist here, if available.

EA/EIS: Environmental Assessment / Environmental Impact Statement

EA/EIS Report Files EA/EIS Reports


Data Completion Notes List the data that still needs to be researched and entered for the NEPA document

Proposed Action Description of proposed action triggering NEPA. (If possible, copy and paste this section from the NEPA document)

Conditions of Approval List of required approval conditions (If possible, copy and paste this section from the NEPA document)

Resource Analysis

Identify all potential resource affects associated with this effort and their mitigation efforts. Click the "Add Impact" button to display the form.

NEPA Resource

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