1. Unless otherwise required by federal law,
upon making a determination that an environmental impact statement is required
in connection with a proposed project, the Division shall publish a notice of
intent to publish an environmental impact statement on an Internet website
designed to give general public notice and shall distribute the notice of
intent to publish an environmental impact statement.
Copies of the draft environmental impact
statement must be provided to all local, state and federal agencies and public
organizations having an interest in the proposed project and must be made
available to the public for review. The following steps must be followed in
distributing the draft environmental impact statement:
(a) Unless otherwise required by federal law,
a notice of the availability of the draft must be published on an Internet
website designed to give general public notice.
(b) The draft must be mailed directly to each
person included on a mailing list maintained by the Division. The mailing list
must include appropriate federal and state agencies, municipalities and
interested members of the public.
(c) Copies of the draft must be submitted to
the state clearinghouse for review.