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Environmental Impact

Program Environmental Impact Report (EIR)

The Fresno Council of Governments (Fresno COG), as Lead Agency, will prepare a Program Environmental Impact Report (PEIR) in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) for the 2022 Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy). The PEIR serves as a programmatic document that conducts a region-wide assessment of potential significant environmental effects of the RTP/SCS.

EIR Scoping Meeting

Fresno COG is requesting input regarding the scope and content of the environmental information in connection with the proposed project.  The project title, location, environmental review requirements, agency background and overview, project description, and probable environmental issues to be addressed in the PEIR are provided in the Notice of Preparation linked above.

Your response is requested at the earliest possible date, but not later than 30 days after receipt of this notice or by Monday, May 3, 2021.  Please send your response to Ms. Meg Prince, Senior Regional Planner, at  Please identify the name, phone number, and email address of a contact person at your agency.  

Additionally, a virtual scoping meeting was held on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 10:00 AM via ZOOM. 

Scoping Meeting Presentation Slides

Staff Contact: Meg Prince,