40 CFR 1500.1 - Purpose

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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
    ...NEPA; each federal agency then issues its own implementing regulations not inconsistent with CEQ regulations. 42 U.S.C. § 4332(B); 40 C.F.R. § 1500.1(a); 40 C.F.R. § 1500.2; 40 C.F.R. § 1500.3; 40 C.F.R. § 1500.6; Robertson v. Methow ValleyPage 3 Citizens Council, 490 U.S. 332, 354 (1989).•......
  • 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
    ...or alternatives that might be pursued with less environmental harm." Lands Council v. Powell 395 F.3d 1019, 1027 (9th Cir.2005); 40 C.F.R. §§ 1500.1(b); 1500.2(d). In sum, NEPA forces agencies to explain what it is they seek to do, why they seek to do it, what the environmental impacts......
  • Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence v. Salazar, Civil Action No. 08-2243 (CKK).
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. United States District Court (Columbia)
    • March 19, 2009
    ...pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act. NEPA, the "basic national charter for protection of the environment," 40 C.F.R. § 1500.1(a), requires federal agencies to take a "hard look" at the environmental consequences of their projects before taking action. 42 U.......
  • WildEarth Guardians v. Bernhardt, Civil Action No. 16-1724 (RC)
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. United States District Court (Columbia)
    • November 13, 2020
    ...National Environmental Policy ActNEPA is the country's basic national charter for the protection of the environment. See 40 C.F.R. § 1500.1(a). Its purposes are:To declare a national policy which will encourage productive and enjoyable harmony between man and his environment; to promote eff......
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  • Epa's opportunity to reverse the fertilizer industry's environmental injustices
    • United States
    • Environmental Law Reporter Nbr. 52-2, February 2022
    • February 1, 2022
    ...consequence to the last possible moment. Rather, it is designed to require such analysis as soon as it can reasonably be done.”). 135. 40 C.F.R. §1500.1(b) (2020) (emphasis added). 136. Id . 137. Id . §1502.9(c)(1)(i)-(ii). 138. See Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. U.S. Army Corps of Eng’rs, 25......
  • Administering the National Environmental Policy Act
    • United States
    • Environmental Law Reporter Nbr. 45-4, April 2015
    • April 1, 2015
    ...is to tell federal agencies what they must do to comply with the procedures and achieve the goals of the Act.” 43 Fed. Reg. at 55989, 40 C.F.R. §1500.1(a). “Parts 1500 through 1508 of this title provide regulations applicable to and binding on all Federal agencies for implementing the proce......
  • Will climate change help or harm species listing?
    • United States
    • Sustainable Development Law & Policy Nbr. X-3, April 2010
    • April 1, 2010
    ...and democratic interests if implemented at the CBD for biological resources). 62 U.S. Council on Environmental Quality Regulations, 40 C.F.R. § 1500.1 (2010) (“NEPA procedures must insure that environmental information is available to public off‌icials and citizens before decisions are made......
  • 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
    ...politically conservatively). Id. In addition, the Ninth Circuit held that an EIS was in fact necessary. Id. 24. Id. at 382. 25. 40 C.F.R. §1500.1(a) (2009). See 42 U.S.C. §4321 (2007). 26. 33 U.S.C. §§1251-1387, ELR Stat. FWPCA §§101-607. 27. 16 U.S.C. §§3101-3233 (2007). 28. 40 C.F.R. §150......
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