Notice of a Finding of No Significant Impact
Notice of a Finding of No
The USDA, Rural Utilities Service has received an application for
financial assistance from Wellington City. The proposal consists of
construction of a water treatment facility on a two acre parcel,
adjacent to the existing 500,000 gallon tank, one raw water pumping
and associated piping.
As required by the national Environmental Policy Act and agency
regulations, the Rural Utilities Service prepared an Environmental
Assessment of the proposal and the effect the proposal mat have on
historic properties. The Environmental Assessment was published on
August 13, 2013 for a 30-day comment period. No comments were
received during this period. Upon consideration of the applicant's
proposal, federal and state environmental regulatory and natural
resource agencies, and public input the agency has determined that the
proposal will not have a significant effect on the human environment
and for which an Environmental Impact and an Environment Impact
Statement will not be prepared. The basis of this determination is
that the project will not have a significant effect on the quality of
the human environment.
In order to avoid or minimize any adverse environmental impacts, the
Rural Utilities Service will require the applicant to incorporate the
following mitigation (best practices) measure into the proposal's
design. The new pump house (Raw Water pump Station) shall be located
to the west of the Town Ditch. Construction activities will be
monitored to ensure no damage occurs to the Town Ditch.
Copies of the Environmental Assessment can be reviewed or obtained at
USDA Rural Development located at 340 North 600 East, Richfield, Utah
84701 and telephone (435) 896-5489 extension 123.
Wellington City Recorder
Published in the Sun Advocate September 24 and October 1, 2013
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