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Step 8 Public Comment

The filing of the Notice of Completion of a Draft EIS starts the public comment period. That period must be a minimum of 30 days, during which all concerned parties are encouraged to offer their comments to the lead agency. The comment period must continue at least 10 days following the close of a public hearing, if one is held.

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