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U.S. Antarctic Environmental Documents List

Environmental Impact Assessments

Activities planned by the U.S. Antarctic Program in science support, construction, operations, logistics, and facilities maintenance are subjected to environmental analysis specific to the proposed action or are governed by a program-wide environmental impact statement issued in 1980 and revised in 1991.

Every scientist proposing research in Antarctica must consider the environmental impact of the proposed project. NSF carefully reviews these proposals and does not give approval unless the projects (sometimes modified for this purpose) comply with antarctic environmental standards.

Below are lists of environmental impact assessments, called Initial Environmental Evaluations (IEEs), of major U.S. projects.

Note: In 2013, the reporting year for the Antarctic Treaty was changed to April 1 through March 31.

IEE DOCUMENTS

Documents by reporting period (1 April through 31 March)
bullet List of IEE documents for fiscal year 2015
bullet List of IEE documents for fiscal year 2014
bullet List of IEE documents for fiscal year 2013
   
Documents by Fiscal Year
bullet List of IEE documents for fiscal year 2012
bullet List of IEE documents for fiscal year 2011
bullet List of IEE documents for fiscal year 2010
bullet List of IEE documents for fiscal year 2009
bullet List of IEE documents for fiscal year 2008
bullet List of IEE documents for fiscal year 2007
bullet List of IEE documents for fiscal year 2006
bullet List of IEE documents for fiscal year 2005
bullet List of IEE documents for fiscal year 2004
bullet List of IEE documents for fiscal year 2003
bullet List of IEE documents for fiscal year 2002
bullet List of IEE documents for fiscal year 2001
bullet List of IEE documents for fiscal year 2000
bullet List of IEE documents for fiscal year 1999
bullet List of IEE documents for fiscal year 1998
bullet List of IEE documents for fiscal year 1997
bullet List of IEE documents for fiscal year 1996
bullet List of IEE documents for fiscal year 1995
bullet List of IEE documents for fiscal year 1994
 

Information Exchange
Part of the U.S. obligation to the Antarctic Treaty involves a free exchange of information with other Treaty parties regarding plans and activities. This information, and the plans and activities of other nations, can be found in the Electronic Information Exchange System (EIES) that is hosted by the Treaty Secretariat.

 

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