40 CFR 1508.9 - Environmental assessment

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  • Part V
    • United States
    • Federal Register December 19, 2006
    • December 19, 2006
    ...of this section. Sec. 6.205 Environmental assessments. (a) The Responsible Official must prepare an environmental assessment (EA) (see 40 CFR 1508.9) for a proposed action that is expected to result in environmental impacts and the significance of the impacts is not known. An EA is not requ......
  • Hazardous Materials:
    • United States
    • Federal Register March 02, 2011
    • March 2, 2011
    ...impacts of the proposed action and alternatives; and (4) the agencies and persons consulted during the consideration process. 40 CFR 1508.9(b). 1. Purpose and Congress enacted HMTSSRA in part to combat the problem of undeclared hazardous materials shipments. The broader authority of HMTSSRA......
  • Update to the Regulations Implementing the Procedural Provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act
    • United States
    • Council On Environmental Quality
    • Invalid date
    ...and decision making. The NPRM proposed to move the operative language regarding the requirements for an EA from the definition of EA in 40 CFR 1508.9 to paragraph (c). CEQ makes these proposed changes in the final Under the final rule, the format for an EA is flexible and responsive to agen......
  • Meetings: National Environmental Policy Act compliance and environmental protection procedures,
    • United States
    • Federal Register February 25, 2000
    • February 25, 2000
    ...CFR 1508.4) Cooperating Agency (40 CFR 1508.5) Cumulative Impact (40 CFR 1508.7) Effects (40 CFR 1508.8) Environmental Assessment (EA) (40 CFR 1508.9) Environmental Document (40 CFR 1508.10) Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) (40 CFR 1508.11) Federal Agency (40 CFR 1508.12) Finding of No ......
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  • 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
    ...compliance with the Act when no [EIS] is necessary[, and] (3) [f]acilitate[s] preparation of a statement when one is necessary." 40 C.F.R. § 1508.9(a).• EIS: Environmental impact statement, which is the detailed written statement required by section 102(2)(C) of NEPA, 42 U.S.C. § 4332, disc......
  • 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
    ...sufficient evidence to determine whether it should prepare a finding of no significant impact or an environmental impact statement. 40 C.F.R. § 1508.9. If the agency determines that an environmental impact statement is necessary, it must publish a notice of intent that an environmental impa......
  • Soda Mountain Wilderness Council v. Norton, No. CIVS042583LKKCMK.
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. Eastern District of California
    • March 24, 2006
    ...sec. 102(2)(E), of the environmental impacts of the proposed action and alternatives, and a listing of agencies and persons consulted." 40 C.F.R. § 1508.9. This purpose statement is an obvious place for the court to start when analyzing the adequacy of an environmental impact statement or a......
  • Native Ecosystems Council & Alliance for the Wild Rockies v. U.S. Forest Serv., Case No. 4:11–cv–00212–CWD.
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. District of Idaho
    • June 6, 2012
    ...whether to prepare an [EIS].’ ” Dep't of Transp. v. Pub. Citizen, 541 U.S. 752, 757–58, 124 S.Ct. 2204, 159 L.Ed.2d 60 (2004); 40 C.F.R. § 1508.9(a). NEPA's mandate is “essentially procedural.” Vt. Yankee Nuclear Power Corp. v. Natural Res. Def. Council, Inc., 435 U.S. 519, 558, 98 S.Ct. 11......
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  • Statutory and Regulatory Citations
    • United States
    • Wetlands Deskbook Appendices
    • November 11, 2009
    ...HQUSACE (CECW-OR) will review recommended changes for Corps-wide consistency and revise the list accordingly. 7. EA/FONSI Document . (See 40 CFR 1508.9 and 1508.13 for deinitions)—a. Environmental Assessment (EA) and Findings of No Signiicant Impact (FONSI) . he EA should normally be combin......
  • Statutory and Regulatory Citations
    • United States
    • Wetlands deskbook. 4th edition Appendices
    • April 11, 2015
    ...HQUSACE (CECW-OR) will review recommended changes for Corps-wide consistency and revise the list accordingly. 7. EA/FONSI Document . (See 40 CFR 1508.9 and 1508.13 for deinitions)—a. Environmental Assessment (EA) and Findings of No Signiicant Impact (FONSI) . he EA should normally be combin......
  • Dangerous Waters? The Future of Irreparable Harm Under NEPA After Winter v. NRDC
    • United States
    • Environmental Law Reporter Nbr. 39-11, November 2009
    • November 1, 2009
    ...by Federal oicials in conjunction with other relevant material to plan actions and make decisions. Id . 36. See 40 C.F.R. §1501.3. 37. 40 C.F.R. §1508.9(a)(1). 38. Robert Dreher, NEPA Under Siege 6 (2005), available at http://www.law. georgetown.edu/gelpi/research_archive/nepa/NEPAUnderSieg......
  • Planning for the Effects of Climate Change on Natural Resources
    • United States
    • Environmental Law Reporter Nbr. 47-3, March 2017
    • March 1, 2017
    ...standards, since the combined efects of grazing and climate change can result in further deterioration of the allotment area. 239. See 40 C.F.R. §1508.9 (2016) (“Environmental assessment”). See also CEQ, Appropriate Use of Mitigation and Monitoring and Clarifying the Appropriate Use of Miti......
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