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Appendices to the Environmental Assessment for the Proposed South Texas Family Residential Center, Dilley, Frio County, Texas


In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, the DHS procedures for implementing NEPA (DHS Directive 023-01, Environmental Planning Program), and the Council on Environmental Quality’s (CEQ) NEPA implementing regulations at 40 CFR Parts 1500-1508, DHS prepared a Programmatic Environmental Assessment (PEA) to evaluate the potential impacts to the human environment resulting from increased Departmental activities necessary to process, detain, and transport unaccompanied noncitizen children and family units who have crossed the southwest border of the United States. DHS and its Component, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, prepared a supplemental Environmental Assessment (SEA) to evaluate the potential environmental impacts of the proposed construction and operation of the South Texas Family Residential Center in Dilley, Texas to house family units that have crossed the border. The appendices to the SEA are available here.

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STFRC Environmental Assessment Appendices PDF 25.55 MB
Last Updated: 12/28/2021
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