Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation Program
Notice is hereby given that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS or Department) has prepared a Programmatic Environmental Assessment (PEA) and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for actions to address the influx of unaccompanied alien children and families across the southwest border of the United States. The PEA was prepared pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), the Council on Environmental Quality Regulations for implementing the procedural provisions of NEPA (40 CFR Parts 1500-1508), and the Department's NEPA procedures (Directive 023- 01, Environmental Planning Program).