Environmental Reviews

Notice of Intent for Port Bienville Railroad Project

  • 04
  • Jun
  • 2015
AUTHOR: Federal Railroad Administration
SUBJECT: Environmental Protection
KEYWORDS: Port Bienville Railroad Project; Notice of Intent; NOI; EIS
ABSTRACT: The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is issuing this NOI to advise the public that the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) and Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) to evaluate the impacts of construction and operation of the Port Bienville Railroad Project (Project). The EIS will evaluate route alternatives for freight rail service from the Port Bienville Short Line Railroad in Hancock County, Mississippi to Nicholson in Pearl River County, Mississippi.
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