Programmatic EIS for Implementation of the Nationwide Automatic Identification System Project

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
U.S. Coast Guard
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
U.S. Coast Guard
2100 Second Street, SW (code G-AIS)
Washington, DC 20593

Phone : (202) 474-3292


U.S. Coastline and certain inland waterways

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Communications equipment installation and operation)
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Coastal Zone Economics/Jobs Flood Plain/Flooding Geologic/Seismic Noise Recreation/Parks Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Coastal Commission California Department of Boating and Waterways California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Habitat Conservation Planning California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California State Lands Commission Department of Water Resources Office of Emergency Services, California Resources Agency San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality

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