40 CFR 1503.4 - Response to comments

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  • Part V
    • United States
    • Federal Register December 19, 2006
    • December 19, 2006
    ...tribes, and the public (see 40 CFR 1503.1). The Responsible Official must respond in the final EIS to substantive comments received (see 40 CFR 1503.4). (vii) The Responsible Official may conduct one or more public meetings or hearings on the draft EIS as part of the public involvement proc......
  • Update to the Regulations Implementing the Procedural Provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act
    • United States
    • Council On Environmental Quality
    • Invalid date
    ...to CEQ for issue resolution, similar to part 1504 of the NEPA regulations, and allows for the use of errata sheets, consistent with 40 CFR 1503.4(c).\45\ --------------------------------------------------------------------------- \45\ To facilitate the NEPA process for transportation projec......
  • Meetings: National Environmental Policy Act compliance and environmental protection procedures,
    • United States
    • Federal Register February 25, 2000
    • February 25, 2000
    ...the public comment period and hearing on the draft EIS. The HHS organization's responses to comments shall be made in accordance with 40 CFR 1503.4. A final EIS shall contain any additional [[Page 10258]] information gathered after the publication of the draft EIS, a copy of or a summary of......
  • Environmental Policies and Procedures; Compliance With the National Environmental Policy Act and Related Authorities
    • United States
    • Federal Register August 03, 2016
    • August 3, 2016
    ...specified in Sec. 799.53. (b) FSA will evaluate the comments received on the draft EIS and respond in the final EIS as specified in 40 CFR 1503.4. FSA will discuss in the final EIS any issues raised by commenters that were not discussed in the draft EIS and provide a response to those (c) F......
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  • California Trout v. F.E.R.C., No. 07-73664.
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (9th Circuit)
    • July 20, 2009
    ...federal agencies to "assess ... consider ... [and] respond" to public comments on an EA to the same degree as it does for an EIS, see 40 C.F.R. § 1503.4, an agency must permit some public participation when it issues an EA. In particular, the agency must "involve environmental agencies, app......
  • Jarita Mesa Livestock Grazing Ass'n v. U.S. Forest Serv., No. CIV 12-0069 JB/KBM
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 10th Circuit. District of New Mexico
    • January 24, 2013
    ...with thorough modifications, or with a thorough explanation for why no modification is necessary. See Complaint ¶ 29, at 10-11 (citing 40 C.F.R. § 1503.4). The Plaintiffs assert that, under the NFMA, the USFS is required to develop land resource management plans ("Forest Plans") for each na......
  • Sierra Club v. State Water Control Bd., No. 17-2406
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (4th Circuit)
    • August 1, 2018
    ...comment thereon, then considering the comments and responding to them, possibly by modifying its analysis. See 40 C.F.R. §§ 1503.1(a), 1503.4(a). In this way, the draft and the receipt of comments serve as a "springboard for public comment." National Comm. for the New River, Inc. v. FERC , ......
  • California ex rel. Imperial Cnty. Air Pollution Control Dist. v. United States Dep't of Interior, Civil No. 09cv2233 AJB (PCL)
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. United States District Court (Southern District of California)
    • April 6, 2012
    ...local agencies, Indian tribes, cooperating agencies, and other federal agencies which have asked to comment. 40 C.F.R. §§ 1502.9(a), 1502.19, 1503. The comment period must be at least 45 days. 40 C.F.R. § 1506.10(c). Following the receipt of comments on a draft EIS, the lead agency prepares......
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  • Federal Transportation Agencies Issue Interim NEPA Guidance
    • United States
    • Mondaq United States
    • January 30, 2013
    ...FEIS documents to streamline the NEPA process. Currently, the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) NEPA implementation regulations (40 C.F.R. 1503.4(c)) allow a Draft EIS (DEIS) to be finalized using an errata sheet rather than producing an FEIS, and FHWA guidance allows for an "abbreviat......

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