40 CFR 1501.6 - Cooperating agencies

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  • Part V
    • United States
    • Federal Register December 19, 2006
    • December 19, 2006
    ...that appropriate federal, state, and local agencies and federally-recognized Indian tribes serve as cooperating agencies consistent with 40 CFR 1501.6 and 1508.5; (iii) Integrate, where possible, review of applicable federal laws and executive orders into the environmental review process in......
  • Update to the Regulations Implementing the Procedural Provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act
    • United States
    • Council On Environmental Quality
    • Invalid date
    ...CEQ proposed to move language from the cooperating agency provision, 40 CFR 1501.6(a), that addresses the lead agency's responsibilities with respect to cooperating agencies to proposed paragraph (h) in Sec. 1501.7 so that all of the lead agency's responsibilities are in a single section. C......
  • Meetings: National Environmental Policy Act compliance and environmental protection procedures,
    • United States
    • Federal Register February 25, 2000
    • February 25, 2000
    ...agency if proposed actions may affect areas of HHS responsibility. As a cooperating agency, HHS will comply with the procedures in 40 CFR 1501.6(b) to the extent possible, depending on program commitments and the availability of funds and Within the Department, lead or cooperating agency re......
  • Separate Parts In This Issue Part II Interior Department, Land Management Bureau,
    • United States
    • Federal Register August 14, 2007
    • August 14, 2007
    ...lines of NEPA responsibility. Response: The NEPA regulations specifically provide for and encourage the use of ``cooperating agencies'' (40 CFR 1501.6). The participation of other agencies in the BLM's NEPA processes in no way ``blurs'' the BLM's status as the agency responsible for the NEP......
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65 cases
  • Black Warrior Riverkeeper, Inc. v. Ala. Dep't of Transp., CASE NO. 2:11-CV-267-WKW (WO)
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 11th Circuit. Middle District of Alabama
    • January 19, 2016
    ...Cooperating agencies normally assist lead agencies with information concerning which the cooperating agency has special expertise. 40 C.F.R. § 1501.6(c)(3); see also 33 C.F.R. Pt. 325, App. B ¶ 8(c) ("If another agency is the lead agency as set forth by the CEQ regulations . . . , the distr......
  • Wyoming v. U.S. Dept. of Agri., No. 01-CV-860B.
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 10th Circuit. District of Wyoming
    • July 14, 2003
    ...Doc. 1889, at pp. 6-7). The CEQ encouraged federal agencies to work with state and tribal governments. (AR, Doc. 3544, at pp. 2-3; 40 C.F.R. §§ 1501.6, 1508.5). Prior to Wyoming's request for cooperating agency status, the Roadless Team recognized that it had "an obligation to consider and ......
  • Wyoming v. U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, No. 07-CV-17-B.
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 10th Circuit. District of Wyoming
    • August 12, 2008
    ...Doc. 1889, at pp. 6-7). The CEQ encouraged federal agencies to work with state and tribal governments. (AR, Doc. 3544, at pp. 2-3; 40 C.F.R. §§ 1501.6, 1508.5). Prior to Wyoming's request for cooperating agency status, the Roadless Team recognized that it had "an obligation to consider and ......
  • Shasta Resources Council v. U.S. Dept. of Interior, No. CIV. 08-645 WBS CMK.
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. Eastern District of California
    • April 7, 2009
    ...v. Fed. Highway Admin., 24 F.3d 1465, 1476 (1st Cir.1994). NEPA encourages such consultation across agencies of varying expertise. See 40 C.F.R. § 1501.6 ("The purpose of this section is to emphasize agency cooperation early in the NEPA process."); see also Heartwood, Inc. v. U.S. Forest Se......
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6 firm's commentaries
  • Guidance for Managing NEPA-Related Risks and Other Risks in Project Delivery - National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP)
    • United States
    • JD Supra United States
    • June 2, 2014
    ...the protected sites are de minimis (minimal) or the road either preceded the planning for a park or the road and park were planned 41 40 C.F.R. § 1501.6. 42 40 C.F.R. §§ 1501.5(a), 1501.6(a). 43 40 C.F.R. § 1501.6(a)(2). 44 40 C.F.R. § 1506.3(c). 45 49 U.S.C. § 303(c). 46 See 23 C.F.R. §§ 7......
  • Department of Transportation Proposes New NEPA Procedures
    • United States
    • JD Supra United States
    • November 30, 2020
    ...and monitoring plans in a mitigated finding of no significant impact, building upon an approach provided by the new CEQ regulations (40 CFR 1501.6(c)). EIS and Record of The proposed rule would emphasize that the draft EIS should identify the OA’s preferred alternative(s), if one or more ex......
  • Trump Administration Revamps the NEPA Regulations
    • United States
    • JD Supra United States
    • July 20, 2020
    ...and “shall state any enforceable mitigation requirements or commitments that will be undertaken to avoid significant impacts.” 40 C.F.R. § 1501.6(c). Elimination of Requirement to Consider “Cumulative The previous NEPA regulations defined the key term environmental “effects” (which is synon......
  • CEQ Issues NEPA Emergency Guidance
    • United States
    • JD Supra United States
    • September 25, 2020
    ...NEPA regulatory requirements for content, interagency coordination, and public involvement to the extent practicable. 40 C.F.R. §§ 1501.5, 1501.6, and [View source.] function JDS_LoadEvent(func) { var existingOnLoad = window.onload; if (typeof window.onload != 'function') { window.onload =......
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10 books & journal articles
  • Hydropower
    • United States
    • Legal pathways to deep decarbonization in the United States Part V - Electricity Decarbonization
    • March 24, 2019
    ...urgings from the applicants and FERC, NMFS has yet to issue its BiOps and allow the licensing of these projects to proceed. 144. 40 C.F.R. §1501.6 (2017). 145. Id . §1502.20. 146. Id . §1502.9. 147. 33 U.S.C. §1341(a)(3). 148. See , e.g. , Arizona Pub. Serv. Co., 94 FERC ¶ 61076, 61350 (200......
  • Deep Decarbonization and Hydropower
    • United States
    • Environmental Law Reporter Nbr. 48-4, April 2018
    • April 1, 2018
    ...proceeding, creating signiicant uncertainty of the program’s ability to support any hydropower licensing through conclusion. 140. 40 C.F.R. §1501.6 (2017). 141. Id . §1502.20. 142. Id . §1502.9. 143. 33 U.S.C. §1341(a)(3). 144. See , e.g. , Arizona Pub. Serv. Co., 94 FERC ¶ 61076, 61350 (20......
  • Statutory and Regulatory Citations
    • United States
    • Wetlands Deskbook Appendices
    • November 11, 2009
    ...(40 CFR 1501.5 and 1501.6(a) and 1508.16), the district engineer will coordinate with that agency as a cooperating agency under 40 CFR 1501.6(b) and 1508.5 to insure that agency’s resulting EIS may be adopted by the Corps for purposes of exercising its regulatory authority. As a cooperating......
  • Statutory and Regulatory Citations
    • United States
    • Wetlands deskbook. 4th edition Appendices
    • April 11, 2015
    ...(40 CFR 1501.5 and 1501.6(a) and 1508.16), the district engineer will coordinate with that agency as a cooperating agency under 40 CFR 1501.6(b) and 1508.5 to insure that agency’s resulting EIS may be adopted by the Corps for purposes of exercising its regulatory authority. As a cooperating......
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