40 CFR 1506.11 - Emergencies

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  • Environmental Impact and Related Procedures
    • United States
    • Federal Register November 20, 2015
    • November 20, 2015
    ...771.118 Page 72642 for FTA. Otherwise, requests for deviations from the procedures in this regulation because of emergency circumstances (40 CFR 1506.11) shall be referred to the Administration's headquarters for evaluation and decision after consultation with 18. Revise Sec. 771.133 to rea......
  • Environmental Policies and Procedures; Compliance With the National Environmental Policy Act and Related Authorities
    • United States
    • Federal Register August 03, 2016
    • August 3, 2016
    ...on real environmental issues and alternatives, as appropriate. Emergency circumstances will continue to be handled consistent with 40 CFR 1506.11. Environmental Screening This rule includes procedures to increase transparency and accountability of FSA's NEPA process. One of those procedures......
  • Procedures for Considering Environmental Impacts
    • United States
    • The Secretary Of Transportation Office
    • Invalid date
    ...304a(b) and 23 U.S.C. 139(n) to develop a combined FEIS/ ROD. This paragraph would set forth the 30-day waiting period required by 40 CFR 1506.11(b)(2) in those instances where the OA determines it is not practicable within the meaning of 49 U.S.C. 304a(b) and 23 U.S.C. 139(n) to issue a co......
  • Meetings: National Environmental Policy Act compliance and environmental protection procedures,
    • United States
    • Federal Register February 25, 2000
    • February 25, 2000
    ...is taken, or after the action is taken if time does not permit prior consultation with CEQ. OPDIVs/STAFFDIVs shall, in accordance with 40 CFR 1506.11, limit such arrangements to actions necessary to control the immediate impacts of the emergency. Other actions remain subject to NEPA review.......
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20 cases
  • Natural Resources Defense Council V. Winter, No. 8:07-ev-00335-FMC-FMOX.
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. Central District of California
    • February 4, 2008
    ...Act (January 15, 2008); Decl. Michael Eitel Ex. 18. Also on January 15, 2008, the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), citing 40 C.F.R. § 1506.11, approved "alternative arrangements" for the Navy to comply with NEPA because "emergency circumstances" prevented normal compliance. The CEQ's......
  • Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. v. Winter, No. 08-55054.
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (9th Circuit)
    • February 29, 2008
    ...On January 15, 2008, the Council on Environmental Quality ("CEQ") purported to approve "alternative arrangements," pursuant to 40 C.F.R. § 1506.11, that would permit the Navy to continue its exercise without first completing an EIS. On the same day, President George W. Bush, pursuant to 16 ......
  • Utah Shared Access Alliance v. Carpenter, No. 05-4009.
    • United States
    • U.S. Court of Appeals — Tenth Circuit
    • September 19, 2006
    ...such arrangements to actions necessary to control the immediate impacts of the emergency. Other actions remain subject to NEPA review. 40 C.F.R. § 1506.11. In this way, agencies must comply with NEPA's requirements "to the fullest extent possible." 42 U.S.C. § D. National Defense Authorizat......
  • STARKE COUNTY FARM BUREAU CO-OP. v. ICC, Civ. No. 1:93cv233.
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 7th Circuit. United States District Court of Northern District of Indiana
    • December 9, 1993
    ...have significant environmental impact, CEQ consults with the involved agencies as part of the decisionmaking process. See 40 C.F.R. §§ 1504, 1506.11. 5 49 U.S.C. §§ 10903-10907 detail the ICC's authority, duties, and procedures with respect to authorizing the abandonment or discontinuance o......
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5 firm's commentaries
  • Emergency Exemptions From Environmental Laws Applicable To The Coronavirus Pandemic
    • United States
    • Mondaq United States
    • March 26, 2020
    ...of the Council on Environmental Quality authorize lead agencies to make "alternative arrangements" in emergency situations. 40 C.F.R. § 1506.11. For disasters and other emergencies abroad, Executive Order 12114 (Environmental Effects Abroad of Major Federal Actions) provides (in section 2-5......
  • President Trump Orders Expanded Use of Emergency Powers to Streamline Infrastructure
    • United States
    • JD Supra United States
    • June 9, 2020
    ...emergency or use of emergency authorities. The EO principally relies on the government-wide NEPA regulation for emergency situations. 40 C.F.R. § 1506.11. It also invokes the ESA implementing regulation on Section 7 consultations in emergencies (50 C.F.R. § 402.05 2) and the CWA Section 404......
  • President Trump Orders Federal Agencies to Use Emergency Authority to Further Expedite Environmental Project Approvals
    • United States
    • JD Supra United States
    • June 9, 2020
    ...projects whose approvals can be expedited under either existing categorical exclusion authority or CEQ’s existing emergency provision, 40 CFR § 1506.11. That regulation allows agencies, in consultation with CEQ, to proceed without strict compliance with the CEQ regulations, as “necessary to......
  • Trump Executive Order: Environmental Streamlining or Political Quagmire?
    • United States
    • JD Supra United States
    • June 12, 2020
    ...to responding to emergency situations and encourages use of such regulations to expedite environmental review. CEQ regulations found at 40 C.F.R. 1506.11 authorize alternative arrangements for NEPA compliance in the case of emergencies (CEQ Emergency Regulations). Neither the CEQ Emergency ......
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