California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Environmental Impact Reports

All files require Adobe Reader All files require Adobe Reader.

Final Environmental Impact Report, California Marine Life Protection Act Initiative
North Central Coast Marine Protected Areas Project, State Clearinghouse #2008062028

Section 15132 of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines requires that a final environmental impact report (FEIR) consist of the following elements.

  • Draft environmental impact report (DEIR) or a revision of the DEIR.
  • Comments and recommendations received on the DEIR, either verbatim or in summary.
  • List of persons, organizations, and public agencies commenting on the DEIR.
  • Responses of the lead agency to significant environmental concerns raised in the review and consultation process.
  • Any other information added by the lead agency.

This FEIR for the North Central Coast Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) Project (Proposed Project, or project) of the California Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) Initiative has been prepared in accordance with CEQA and the CEQA Guidelines. The DEIR together with the responses to comments on the DEIR constitute the FEIR for the Proposed Project. The FEIR is an informational document prepared by the California Department of Fish and Game (Department) on behalf of the lead agency, the California Fish and Game Commission (Commission) that must be considered by decision-makers before approving or denying the Proposed Project.

 

Draft Environmental Impact Report, California Marine Life Protection Act Initiative
North Central Coast Marine Protected Areas Project, State Clearinghouse #2008062028

The draft EIR for the north central coast was published on Friday March 20, 2009 through the State Clearinghouse. The 45-day public comment period on the draft EIR closed on May 4, 2009.

Print copies of the draft EIR are available at most public libraries, CDFW offices and Sea Grant Extension Programs throughout the state. CD copies are also available at various harbormaster offices. The DEIR may also be viewed or downloaded below (by chapter):