23 C.F.R. §771.117 - FHWA categorical exclusions

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5 firm's commentaries
  • Environmental Provisions of the FAST Act
    • United States
    • JD Supra United States
    • 5 d2 Janeiro d2 2016
    ...law by indexing to inflation the project limits for the categorical exclusion of projects receiving limited federal assistance. See 23 C.F.R. §771.117(b)(23). Section 1315. Programmatic Agreement Template. In Section 1318 of MAP-21, the Department was required to issue a rulemaking adding c......
  • Highway Project Repaving/National Environmental Policy Act: Is an Environmental Impact Statement Required?
    • United States
    • JD Supra United States
    • 19 d2 Junho d2 2018
    ...is needed for projects that do not individually or cumulatively have a significant effect on the human environment]). Also cited was 23 C.F.R. § 771.117(c)(26) which provides that highway-renovation projects are within the scope of the § 1508.4 Highway J Citizens Group and others (collectiv......
  • I-630 Widening/National Environmental Policy Act: Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals Addresses U.S. District Court Decision Denying Motion for TRO
    • United States
    • JD Supra United States
    • 12 d4 Dezembro d4 2019
    ...actions which have been determined to not involve significant environmental impacts. The FHWA categorical exclusions are found at 23 C.F.R. §771.117. Tracing back to the roots of the instant dispute, in October 2016 the defendants reported that the I-630 project qualified for a categorical ......
  • NEPA Rules Rewrite: What’s in a Name?
    • United States
    • JD Supra United States
    • 30 d4 Julho d4 2020
    ...to MAP-21 (the 2012 transportation reauthorization statute) for small projects or projects with limited federal assistance. See 23 C.F.R. §§771.117(c)(23) and 771.118(c)(18). This provision may similarly narrow the degree to which NEPA applies for non-federal projects requiring some level o......
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2 books & journal articles
  • NEPA's Promise: A Future in Which We All Thrive
    • United States
    • Environmental Law Reporter No. 50-3, March 2020
    • 1 d0 Março d0 2020
    ...environmental review or public participation. A new CE would allow commercial 40. Id . 41. 7 C.F.R. §1b.3(a)(3) & (4) (2019). 42. 23 C.F.R. §771.117(c) (2019). 43. See 71 Fed. Reg. 75481 (Dec. 15, 2006); 36 C.F.R. §220.6(e)(16) (2019). 44. See 16 U.S.C. §6591(d). 45. See, e.g ., Harold S. J......
  • Quicker But Less Dirty: The Biden Administration Both Streamlines and Seeks to Expand NEPA Environmental Review
    • United States
    • ABA General Library The Construction Lawyer No. 41-4, August 2021
    • 1 d0 Agosto d0 2021
    ...agency as needed—to identify “categorical exclusions” to NEPA in order to “accelerate delivery of a project.” CEs are defined in 23 C.F.R. § 771.117 as actions that, “based on [] past experience with similar actions, do not involve significant environmental impacts.” 63 The Infrastructure B......

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