Finding of No Significant Environmental Impact for the Ruth Burnett Sport Fish Hatchery in Fairbanks, Alaska

May 01, 2007

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Administrative Order (NAO) 216-6 (May 20, 1999) contains criteria for determining the significance of the impacts of a Proposed Action. In addition, the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) regulations at 40 CFR 1508.27 state that the significance of an action should be analyzed in terms of both context and intensity. Context refers to the relationship of the resource to its physical setting, to its ecological function, and to social priorities and values. TntensihJ refers to the level or magnitude of impact the action is predicted to impose on the resource. The significance of this action has been analyzed on the basis of the NAO 216-6 criteria and CEQ' s context and intensity requirement. Each of the environmental criteria listed below has been considered individually as well as in combination with the others. Together, these criteria serve as the basis for a finding of no significant impact. The following summaries reference the locations of the supporting discussions in the Environmental Assessment for the Ruth Burnett Sport Fish Hate/ten; in Fairbanks, Alaska:

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