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Ambrosa EIS


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Ambrosa EIS

  1. 1. Environmental Impact Statement<br />TeamMembers:<br />Amber Stacy<br />D. “Luke” Villarreal<br />Greg Crawford<br />
  2. 2. Proposed Project<br />The construction of a new alcohol distillery at 4903 Creek Crossing on the intersection of Joe Ramsey & Creek Crossing Greenville, Texas 75402 in Hunt County<br />Comments will be accepted from <br /> December 2nd, 2008 through March 2nd, 2009<br />
  3. 3. Outline of Discussions<br />Purpose and need<br />Benefits to the community<br />Alternative sites<br />Hydrology<br />Affected Environment<br />Environmental consequences<br />Impact Mitigation<br />List of entities receiving EIS<br />
  4. 4. Purpose & Need<br />On November 4th, 2008 Greenville voted to permit the sale and distribution of alcoholic beverages<br />The construction of a new alcohol distillery with factory direct retail outlet.<br />
  5. 5. Benefits to the Community<br />Employment opportunities<br />Construction & Operation<br /> Increased cash circulation & retention<br />Add funds to city taxes<br />Consumer convenience<br />
  6. 6. Alternate Sites<br />2174 US-Business 69<br />Inadequate roadways and congested commercial and residential development<br />895 Wright Street<br />Incompliant proximity to a Church<br />Unacceptable proximity to residential developments<br />No Action<br />
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  11. 11. Hydrology<br />Prone to flood<br />Small, seasonal intermittent stream on the property draining south<br />No major surface water or sensitive wetland in the relevant impact area<br />
  12. 12. Affected Environment<br />Agricultural land used for grass and hay farming<br />Minimal biological impact<br />Minor surface water alteration<br />
  13. 13. Environmental Consequences<br />Increased noise pollution<br />Increased shipping and receiving traffic<br />Fugitive petroleum lubricants from shipping<br />Light pollution from parking<br />Construction impacts<br />Noise/Air pollution<br />Soil erosion<br />Alteration of surface hydrology<br />Storm water redirection<br />Intermittent stream redirection<br />
  14. 14. Impact Mitigation<br />Replacement vegetation<br />Insulate noise<br />Aesthetic value<br />Flood and storm water management<br />Low glare light fixtures<br />Alternative Shipping Schedules<br />Impact reduction to city traffic<br />Noise reduction <br />
  15. 15. List of Entities Receiving EIS<br /><ul><li>Century Council
  16. 16. City of Greenville
  17. 17. Greenville Herald Banner
  18. 18. Hunt County
  19. 19. Texas A&M University-Commerce
  20. 20. Texas Department of Transportation
  21. 21. Texas State Department of Fish and Wildlife
  22. 22. Texas State Department of Health
  23. 23. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  24. 24. Walworth Public Library</li>