40 CFR 1508.13 - Finding of no significant impact

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  • Part V
    • United States
    • Federal Register December 19, 2006
    • December 19, 2006
    ...Sec. 6.206 Findings of no significant impact. (a) The Responsible Official may issue a finding of no significant impact (FONSI) (see 40 CFR 1508.13) only if the EA supports the finding that the proposed action will not have a significant effect on the human environment. If the EA does not s......
  • Update to the Regulations Implementing the Procedural Provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act
    • United States
    • Council On Environmental Quality
    • Invalid date
    ...to consolidate provisions and provide more detailed requirements for FONSIs. CEQ proposed to consolidate the operative language of 40 CFR 1508.13, ``Finding of no significant impact'' with 40 CFR 1501.4, ``Whether to prepare an environmental impact statement,'' in the proposed Sec. 1501.6, ......
  • Meetings: National Environmental Policy Act compliance and environmental protection procedures,
    • United States
    • Federal Register February 25, 2000
    • February 25, 2000
    ...1508.10) Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) (40 CFR 1508.11) Federal Agency (40 CFR 1508.12) Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) (40 CFR 1508.13) Human Environment (40 CFR 1508.14) Jurisdiction by Law (40 CFR 1508.15) Lead Agency (40 CFR 1508.16) Legislation (40 CFR 1508.17) Major Fe......
  • Removal of Environmental Considerations Regulations
    • United States
    • Federal Register August 22, 2016
    • August 22, 2016
    ...1508.4; DHS Instruction section II. \18\ 40 CFR 1508.9; DHS Instruction section II. \19\ 40 CFR 1508.11; DHS Instruction section II. \20\ 40 CFR 1508.13; DHS Instruction section \21\ 40 CFR 1508.14; DHS Instruction section II. \22\ 40 CFR 1505.2; DHS Instruction section II. ----------------......
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409 cases
  • OKL. WILDLIFE FEDERATION v. US ARMY CORPS OF ENG., No. 87-C-237-B.
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 10th Circuit. Northern District of Oklahoma
    • January 5, 1988
    ...issues and either reaches a conclusion that preparation of an EIS is necessary or concludes with a Finding of No Significant Impact. 40 C.F.R. § 1508.13 (1986). 7. In preparing the EA under its regulatory authority, the Corps has broad jurisdiction to consider environmental impacts. However......
  • Monsanto Co. v. Geertson Seed Farms, No. 09-475.
    • United States
    • United States Supreme Court
    • April 27, 2010
    ..."environmental assessment" (EA), that the proposed action will not have a significant impact on the environment. 40 CFR §§ 1508.9(a), 1508.13 (2009). Even if a particular agency proposal requires an EIS, applicable regulations allow the agency to take at least some action in furtherance of ......
  • Western Land Exchange Proj. v. U.S. Bureau of Land, No. CVN02-0343-DWH(RAM).
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. District of Nevada
    • March 19, 2004
    ...If no significant impact will occur, the agency may issue a finding of no significant impact ("FONSI") rather than prepare an EIS. 40 C.F.R. § 1508.13. A plaintiff seeking to show that an agency should have prepared an EIS instead of a FONSI "need not demonstrate that significant effects wi......
  • 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
    ...will not be prepared. It shall include the [EA] or a summary of it and shall note any other environmental documents related to it." 40 C.F.R. § 1508.13.• Highway Defendants: Collectively, FHWA, Mark Bartlett in his official capacity as Division Administrator of FHWA, ALDOT, and John Cooper ......
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  • US Environmental Laws Increasingly Lead to Litigation Concerning the Siting and Construction of New Infrastructure Projects
    • United States
    • Mondaq United States
    • February 24, 2010
    ...EA and prepare an EIS); 1501.4(b). 40 C.F.R. § 1508.9; Friends of Fiery Gizzard v. Farmers Home Admin, 61 F.3d 501 (6th Cir. 1995). 40 C.F.R. § 1508.13. Department of Transp. v. Public Citizen, 541 U.S. 752, 763 (2004) (decision not to prepare an EIS); National Parks & Conservation Ass'......
  • Trump Administration Revamps the NEPA Regulations
    • United States
    • JD Supra United States
    • July 20, 2020
    ...result in any significant environmental impacts, a Finding of No Significant Impact (“FONSI”) is issued, terminating the NEPA process. 40 C.F.R. § 1508.13. Environmental Impact Statements. An environmental impact statement (“EIS”) is required if, based upon the EA, the agency determines tha......
9 books & journal articles
  • Statutory and Regulatory Citations
    • United States
    • Wetlands Deskbook Appendices
    • November 11, 2009
    ...no activity requiring a Corps permit). he combined document normally should not exceed 15 pages and shall conclude with a FONSI (See 40 CFR 1508.13) or a determination that an EIS is required. he district engineer may delegate the signing of the NEPA document. Should the EA demonstrate that......
  • Statutory and Regulatory Citations
    • United States
    • Wetlands deskbook. 4th edition Appendices
    • April 11, 2015
    ...no activity requiring a Corps permit). he combined document normally should not exceed 15 pages and shall conclude with a FONSI (See 40 CFR 1508.13) or a determination that an EIS is required. he district engineer may delegate the signing of the NEPA document. Should the EA demonstrate that......
  • 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
    ...avoid or minimize adverse efects of these actions upon the quality of the human environment.”). 34. See 40 C.F.R. §1501.4(e). See also 40 C.F.R. §1508.13 (“Finding of no signiicant impact means a document by a Federal agency briely presenting the reasons why an action, not otherwise exclude......
  • The Next Generation of Mitigation: Advancing Conservation Through Landscape-Level Mitigation Planning
    • United States
    • Environmental Law Reporter Nbr. 40-1, January 2010
    • January 1, 2010
    ...as informed by NEPA. 35. 43 U.S.C. §§1701-1785, ELR Stat. FLPMA §§102-603. 36. 43 U.S.C. §1732(b). 37. 16 U.S.C. §551 (2007). 38. 40 C.F.R. §1508.13. 39. See , e.g. , Cabinet Mountains Wilderness/Scotchman’s Peak Grizzly Bears v. Peterson, 685 F.2d 678, 12 ELR 21058 (D.C. Cir. 1982) (mitiga......
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