Clean Coal Power Initiative: Round 1

Final EIS for the Gilberton Coal-to-Clean Fuels


October 2007

VOLUME 1: MAIN TEXT [PDF-150KB]

  • List of Figures
  • List of Tables
  • Acronyms and Abbreviations
  • Glossary
  • Summary

1. PURPOSE OF AND NEED FOR AGENCY ACTION [PDF-53KB]

  • 1.1 Introduction
  • 1.2 Clean Coal Power Initiative
  • 1.3 Proposed Action
  • 1.4 Purpose and Need
  • 1.5 National Environmental Policy Act Strategy
  • 1.6 Scope of the Environmental Impact Statement
  • 1.7 Approaches and Assumptions

2. THE PROPOSED ACTION AND ALTERNATIVES [PDF-2.1MB]

  • 2.1 Proposed Action
  • 2.2 Alternatives

3. EXISTING ENVIRONMENT [PDF-415KB]

  • 3.1 Site Description, Land Use, and Aesthetics
  • 3.2 Climate and Air Quality
  • 3.3 Geology and Soils
  • 3.4 Water Resources
  • 3.5 Floodplains And Wetlands
  • 3.6 Ecological Resources
  • 3.7 Social And Economic Resources
  • 3.8 Waste Management
  • 3.9 Human Health and Safety
  • 3.10 Noise

4. ENVIRONMENTAL CONSEQUENCES [PDF-222KB]

  • 4.1 Proposed Action
  • 4.2 Pollution Prevention and Mitigation Measures
  • 4.3 Environmental Impacts of No Action

5. IMPACTS OF COMMERCIAL OPERATION [PDF-31KB]

  • 5.1 Commercial Operation Following Demonstration
  • 5.2 Conversion to Integrated Gasification Combined-Cycle Plant After Unsuccessful Demonstration
  • 5.3 Facilities Dismantled After Unsuccessful Demonstration

6. CUMULATIVE EFFECTS [PDF-58KB]

  • 6.1 Air Quality
  • 6.2 Water Resources
  • 6.3 Social and Economic Resources

7. REGULATORY COMPLIANCE AND PERMIT REQUIREMENTS [PDF-62KB]

  • 7.1 Federal Requirements
  • 7.2 State Requirements
  • 7.3 Local Requirements

8. IRREVERSIBLE OR IRRETRIEVABLE COMMITMENTS OF RESOURCES [PDF-12KB]

9. THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SHORT-TERM USES OF THE ENVIRONMENT AND LONG-TERM PRODUCTIVITY [PDF-13KB]

10. REFERENCES [PDF-49KB]

11. LIST OF PREPARERS [PDF-16KB]

12. LIST OF AGENCIES AND INDIVIDUALS CONTACTED [PDF-18KB]

13. LIST OF AGENCIES, ORGANIZATIONS, AND INDIVIDUALS TO WHOM COPIES OF THIS STATEMENT ARE SENT [PDF-31KB]

VOLUME 2: APPENDICES

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