Environmental Reviews

Texas-Oklahoma Passenger Rail Study Service-Level FEIS ROD-MAIN TEXT

  • 23
  • Oct
  • 2017
SUBJECT: Passenger Rail
KEYWORDS: Texas-Oklahoma Passenger Rail Study, solid waste, blological resources, wetlands, floodplains, coastal zone, energy, utilities, geologic resources,
ABSTRACT: This Final Service-level Environmental Impact Statement ·(FEIS) considers development of an Intercity passenger rail system that enhances existing passenger rail service and provides new passenger rail service between Oklahoma City and South Texas (Laredo, Corpus Christi, Brownsville), with potential extension to Monterrey, Mexico. This FEIS evaluates the potential service-level effects of an enhanced passenger rail system on air quality, greenhouse gas, climate change, water quality/resources, noise and vibration, solid waste, blological resources, wetlands, floodplains, coastal zone, energy, utilities, geologic resources, esthetic/visual resources, land use and prime farmland, socioeconomic conditions, environmental justice, public safety and hazardous materials, recreational areas, historic and architectural resources, archaeological resources, travel demand and transportation, public health, and, Section 4(f) and Section 6(f) resources.

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