Programmatic EIS for Implementation of the Nationwide Automatic Identification System Project

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
United States Department of Homeland Security, Coast Guard (USCG)
Document Title
Programmatic EIS for Implementation of the Nationwide Automatic Identification System Project
Document Type
EIS - Draft EIS
Document Description
The action assessed in the draft PEIS is the proposed implementation of the Nationwide Automatic Identification System (NAIS) project. The proposed implementation of the NAIS project would involve installing receivers, transmitters, and related equipment on towers or other structures et up to 450 sites at locations along 95,000 miles of coastline and inland waterways, as well as the use of selected remote platforms such as satellites, oil and gas platforms, and data buoys. The NAIS project is a U. S. Department of Homeland Security Level 1 Investment and USCG major systems acquisition.

Contact Information

Anita Allen
Agency Name
U.S. Coast Guard
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


U.S. Coastline and certain inland waterways

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Coastal Commission (CCC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Habitat Conservation Planning (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways, California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Water Resources, Office of Emergency Services, California, Resources Agency, San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC), State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality
Development Types
Other (Communications equipment installation and operation)
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Coastal Zone, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Economics/Jobs, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Recreation, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildlife

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