Arecibo Waste to Energy Generation and Resource Recovery Facility Arecibo, Puerto Rico

Energy Answers Arecibo, LLC

Arecibo, Puerto Rico

Energy Answers Arecibo, LLC (Energy Answers) plans to request financial assistance from the USDA Rural Utilities Service (RUS) to finance construction and operation of the proposed Arecibo Waste to Energy Generation and Resource Recovery Facility Project in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. To obtain additional information or to provide comments, please contact Steven Polacek, Environmental Protection Specialist, by telephone at: (202) 205-9805 or by email at: steve.polacek@wdc.usda.gov.

RUS Final EIS (January 2017) English (6 MB), Spanish (9 MB) -- Comments due March 6, 2017

Draft EIS Public Comments (December 2015)

Draft EIS Public Hearing Transcript (August 2015) - English (0.3 MB) or Spanish  (0.3 MB)

Federal Register: Notice of Extension of a Comment Period (September 2015) - English (0.2 MB)

Federal Register: Notice of an EIS and Public Hearing (August 2015) - English (0.2 MB)

RUS Draft EIS (July 2015) - English (8 MB) or Spanish (5 MB) -- Comments due November 12, 2015

Scoping Report (April 2015) - English (1 MB) or Spanish (1 MB)

Federal Register Notice of Extension of Comment Period and Intent to Conduct Public Scoping Meetings  English | Spanish

Scoping Meeting Information. (English) (Spanish)

Federal Register Notice Extension of Comment Period and Intent to Conduct Public Scoping Meetings (English)  (Spanish)

Federal Register Notice of Intent to Prepare a Draft EIS and Conduct Public Scoping

Federal Register Notice of Intent to Prepare a Supplemental Final EIS

Puerto Rico Industrial Development Co. (PRIDCO) - Final EIS (November 2010)

Table of Contents, Executive Summary - English (476 kB) or Spanish (2.4 MB)

  • Section 1.0: Description, Location, and Purpose of Proposed Action - English (16 MB) or Spanish (12.9 MB)
  • Section 2.0-2.7: Description of the Existing Environment - English (12.8 MB) or Spanish (15.3 MB)
  • Section 2.8-2.17: Description of the Existing Environment, continued - English (10.5 MB) or Spanish (13.3 MB)
  • Section 3.0- Section 14.0: Environmental Impacts, Alternatives, Cumulative Effects Analysis, Other Required Considerations, Glossary - English (3.3 MB) or Spanish (5.1 MB)

    • Appendix A: Geotechnical Study - English (14.1 MB)
    • Appendix B: H-H Study - English (14 MB)
    • Appendix C: Air Quality Study - English (2.3 MB)
    • Appendix D: Flora and Fauna Study - English (11.6 MB) or Spanish (7.9 MB)
    • Appendix E: Wetlands Study - English (13.6 MB
    • Appendix F: Archaeological Study - English (13.9 MB) or Spanish (43.6 MB)
    • Appendix G: Noise Study - English (14.6 MB)
    • Appendix H: Traffic Study - English (19.4 MB)
    • Appendix I: Socioeconomic Study - English (1.5 MB) or Spanish (1.9 MB)
    • Appendix J: Environmental Justice Study - English (4.0 MB) or Spanish (4.0 MB)
    • Appendix K: Human Health Risk Assessment - English (10.6 MB)
    • Appendix L: Ecological Risk Assessment - English (9.4 MB)
    • Appendix M: Site Selection Study - English (19.2 MB)
    • Appendix N: Alternatives for Water Sources - English (12.9 MB)
    • Appendix O: Government Agency Letters - English (2.7 MB)
    • Appendix P: Public Participation - English (4.4 MB)
    • Appendix Q: Consultants Certification - English (2.4 MB)
    • Appendix R: Response to Comments on P-EIS - English (800 KB) or Spanish (34.1 MB)