3745-150-06 Environmental assessment document.

(A) If a limited environmental review is not conducted pursuant to rule 3745-150-05 of the Administrative Code, the director shall prepare an environmental assessment document to document the director's determinations under rule 3745-150-04 of the Administrative Code, and shall provide an opportunity for public review and comment on the contents of the environmental assessment document.

(B) Without limitation, in each environmental assessment document the director shall describe the following as applicable to each disposal system, or the overall activities, of which the assistance proposal is a part:

(1) The existing environment of the affected geographic area;

(2) The potential future environment without the disposal system, or the overall activities, of which the assistance proposal is a part;

(3) The need for the assistance proposal;

(4) A comparative analysis of environmentally sound, feasible alternatives throughout the study area including, if appropriate, no action, which evaluates the potential direct, indirect and cumulative short-term and long-term environmental impacts associated with both the selected disposal system, or the overall activities, and their alternatives;

(5) Mitigative measures to reduce or eliminate adverse effects on the environment associated with the disposal system, or the overall activities, of which the assistance proposal is a part;

(6) Conclusions regarding information gained through public participation activities during project planning; and

(7) A statement of the director's findings regarding the significance of the potential adverse environmental impacts associated with the disposal system, or the overall activities, of which the assistance proposal is a part.

Effective: 02/20/2012
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/30/2011 and 11/30/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 6111.036
Rule Amplifies: 6111.036
Prior Effective Dates: 12/21/2006