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Chapter 3 AFFECTED ENVIRONMENT AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONSEQUENCES

  • 15
  • Jun
  • 2017
ABSTRACT: Chapter 3 discusses the existing social, economic, and environmental (SEE) conditions for each affected resource within the “Area of Analysis”, which is described in Section 3.1.2. The Program’s potential environmental consequences are discussed by individual resource and mitigation measures that could be used to avoid or minimize the impacts are presented. This chapter describes the potential impacts of each of the Build Alternatives serving 10 DRTs between Chicago and Detroit with seven DRTs traveling on to Pontiac, Michigan at speeds up to 110 mph (also called the “Build Alternatives”) as well as the No Build Alternative in 2035.

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