40 CFR 1502.7 - Page limits

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  • Procedures for Considering Environmental Impacts
    • United States
    • The Secretary Of Transportation Office
    • Invalid date
    ...the notice of availability of the FEIS. Proposed paragraph (f) would require OAs to comply with document page limits in accordance with 40 CFR 1502.7. Proposed paragraph (g) would require that EISs be completed within two years from NOI to ROD. OAs must obtain approval from the Assistant Se......
  • Update to the Regulations Implementing the Procedural Provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act
    • United States
    • Council On Environmental Quality
    • Invalid date
    ...the text of final EISs of normally less than 150 pages, or normally less than 300 pages for proposals of ``unusual scope or complexity,'' 40 CFR 1502.7, CEQ found that many EISs are significantly longer. In particular, CEQ found that across all Federal agencies, draft EISs averaged 586 page......
  • Update to the Regulations Implementing the Procedural Provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act
    • United States
    • Council On Environmental Quality
    • Invalid date
    ...1978 regulations recommended the same page limits for EISs but did not include provisions requiring agencies to meet those page limits. 40 CFR 1502.7. --------------------------------------------------------------------------- A total of 1,276 EISs were completed from 2010 through 2018, and......
  • Citizens Advy. Comm. On Priv. Pris. v. U.S. D.O.J., Civil Action No. 99-112J.
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 3th Circuit. United States District Courts. 3th Circuit. Western District of Pennsylvania
    • 7 de agosto de 2001
    ...(calling on agencies `to limit EA's to not more than approximately 10-15 pages'), and even longer than the typical full-blown EIS, see 40 C.F.R. § 1502.7 (EIS should "normally be less than 150 pages and for proposals of unusual scope or complexity ... less than 300 pages"). The CEQ has Agen......
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  • Citizens Advy. Comm. On Priv. Pris. v. U.S. D.O.J., Civil Action No. 99-112J.
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 3th Circuit. United States District Courts. 3th Circuit. Western District of Pennsylvania
    • 7 de agosto de 2001
    ...(calling on agencies `to limit EA's to not more than approximately 10-15 pages'), and even longer than the typical full-blown EIS, see 40 C.F.R. § 1502.7 (EIS should "normally be less than 150 pages and for proposals of unusual scope or complexity ... less than 300 pages"). The CEQ has Agen......
  • Thomas v. Peterson, Civ. No. 82-2056.
    • United States
    • U.S. District Court — District of Idaho
    • 21 de maio de 1984
    ...for each particular EIS is left to the discretion of the preparing agency, various regulations prescribe a recommended format. See 40 C.F.R. §§ 1502.7-1502.25. 2 The regulations analyze the term "significantly" as follows: § 1508.17 "Significantly" as used in NEPA requires considerations of......
  • Peshlakai v. Duncan, Civ. A. No. 78-2416.
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. United States District Court (Columbia)
    • 16 de outubro de 1979
    ...significance that the EA is longer and more detailed than the guidelines of the Council on Environmental Quality recommend for an EIS. 40 C.F.R. § 1502.7. 27 Sarah McCray's contention that she did not know of the leases until 1978 was properly rejected by the ALJ as incredible. She signed a......
  • Mountain Cmtys. for Fire Safety v. Elliott, 20-55660
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (9th Circuit)
    • 4 de fevereiro de 2022
    ...to the comments, and then make an ultimate decision. Not surprisingly, though CEQ regulations limit the usual EIS to 10 150 pages, 40 C.F.R. § 1502.7, in practice an EIS can be a time-consuming regulatory hurdle.[2] But an agency need not immediately move forward with an EIS. CEQ regulation......
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