Public Involvement

The EHEC Programs Final PEIS was published in the Federal Register on August 7, 2015. The Final PEIS is now available for download on this website for public review. Following a minimum 30-day waiting period, DOE will review the Final PEIS to consider whether to issue a Record of Decision regarding actions to be taken, including potential mitigation measures.

Webinars/Public Hearings

Agencies and the public were invited to provide comments during scoping and on the Draft PEIS. Interested parties were able to submit comments and questions in writing or at one of DOE’s webinars or public hearings.

DOE held in-person and several web-based public meetings in an effort to solicit comments for this project. Materials from the scoping meetings and public hearings are to review and download in the Project Library.

Materials from these public hearings is available to review and download in the Project Library.


The comment period for the Draft PEIS is now closed.

Note: Materials submitted via U.S. Postal Service mail are subject to security screening, which may delay delivery by several weeks and damage contents. Please consider using a delivery service for submittal of paper copies to meet timing requirements. Comments received outside the formal scoping period window will be considered to the extent practicable.

Personally Identifiable Information: All comments received for the EHEC PEIS will become part of the public record. Personally identifiable information, such as address, telephone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information submitted in comments may become publicly available during the PEIS process. Individual commenters may choose to withhold personally identifiable information from their comments on the PEIS. Additionally, DOE will accept comments submitted anonymously.