||Environmental Protection Agency, Kansas City, Mo. Region VII. ;Army Engineer District, Omaha, Nebr. ;Envirosphere Co., New York. ;Rural Electrification Administration, Washington, D.C.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has prepared the statement for the coal-fired, 576 megawatt power plant near Sioux City, Iowa in conjunction with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) and the Rural Electrification Administration (REA). EPA was responsible as lead agency in the project as a result of the plant's need for a new source National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit required under Section 402, Public Law, 92-500. The statement includes analyses of expected impacts upon air and water quality, water quantity, noise levels, land use and aesthetics resulting from construction and operation of the proposed station. Energy source, plant siting, facility design and operation alternatives are described. (Portions of this document are not fully legible.)