40 CFR 1501.7 - Scoping

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  • Environmental Impact and Related Procedures
    • United States
    • Federal Register November 20, 2015
    • November 20, 2015
    ...need, the range of alternatives and impacts, and the significant issues to be addressed in the EIS and to achieve the other objectives of 40 CFR 1501.7. Scoping is normally achieved through public and agency involvement procedures required by Sec. 771.111. If a scoping meeting is to be held......
  • Part II
    • United States
    • Federal Register March 30, 2009
    • March 30, 2009
    ...in March 2008, NHTSA issued a Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an EIS for the MY 2011-2015 CAFE standards. 73 FR 16615; see 40 CFR 1501.7. In April 2008, NHTSA issued a supplemental NOI. 73 FR 22913. On June 26, 2008, NHTSA submitted the DEIS to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). J......
  • Procedures for Considering Environmental Impacts
    • United States
    • The Secretary Of Transportation Office
    • Invalid date
    ...with agencies that decline a DOT-requested cooperating agency status. This section would align with the update to the CEQ regulations, 40 CFR 1501.7 and 1501.8, to highlight the responsibilities of the lead agency, including the responsibility to issue a single environmental document, singl......
  • Resource Management Planning
    • United States
    • Federal Register December 12, 2016
    • December 12, 2016
    ...prepares an EA or an EIS). This section retains existing language stating that the NOI also may constitute the NEPA scoping notice (see 40 CFR 1501.7 and 43 CFR Final Sec. 1610.2-1(f)(1) maintains the existing requirement (see existing Sec. Sec. 1610.2(c) and (f)(1)) to publish a NOI in the......
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91 cases
  • Wyoming v. U.S. Dept. of Agri., No. 01-CV-860B.
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 10th Circuit. District of Wyoming
    • July 14, 2003
    ...1218 from the public and other state and federal agencies with the goal of identifying specific issues to be addressed and studied. 40 C.F.R. § 1501.7. After assessing the input from the scoping process, the government then prepares a draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS), id. § 1502.......
  • Wyoming v. U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, No. 07-CV-17-B.
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 10th Circuit. District of Wyoming
    • August 12, 2008
    ...input from the public and other state and federal agencies with the goal of identifying specific issues to be addressed and studied. 40 C.F.R. § 1501.7. After assessing the input from the scoping process, the government then prepares a draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS), id. § 1502......
  • Kootenai Tribe of Idaho v. Veneman, No. 01-35472.
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (9th Circuit)
    • December 12, 2002
    ...also required that the Forest Service invite the participation of affected state and local governments, as well as Indian Tribes. 40 C.F.R. § 1501.7(a)(1).18 Upon our review of the record, we are persuaded that the Forest Service did provide the public with extensive, relevant information o......
  • Chilkat Indian Vill. of Klukwan v. Bureau of Land Mgmt., Case No. 3:17-cv-00253-TMB
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. District of Alaska
    • March 15, 2019
    ...drill sites. Dkt. 35-9 at 14, 26–27.50 Dkt. 35-11 at 145–47. The BLM scoping notice for the Exploration Plan MPO was issued pursuant to 40 C.F.R. § 1501.7. See also Dkt. 36-8 at 26 (describing timeline for issuance of scoping notice and public comment period).51 See, e.g. , Dkt. 35-12 at 99......
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3 firm's commentaries
  • EcoZone Blog: Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc: Proposed 2012-2017 Outer Continental Shelf Oil And Gas Leasing Program
    • United States
    • Mondaq United States
    • February 2, 2011
    ...meetings on the Draft Programmatic EIS for the proposed 2012-2017 5-Year OCS Oil and Gas Leasing Program (Programmatic EIS). (See, 40 CFR 1501.7). The dates and locations of the Programmatic EIS public scoping meetings are as Houston, Texas, Tuesday, February 15, 2011, Houston Airport Marri......
  • The Infrastructure Investment And Jobs Act'Amendments To FAST-41
    • United States
    • Mondaq United States
    • January 24, 2022
    ...codifies the Trump Administration's addition of this language to the Council on Environmental Quality's (CEQ's) NEPA regulations (see 40 CFR 1501.7(g)), which has left unchanged in the Biden Administration's Phase I NEPA rulemaking. Establishing a Record of Decision Deadline: The IIJA requi......
  • The Infrastructure Investment And Jobs Act'Amendments To FAST-41
    • United States
    • Mondaq United States
    • January 24, 2022
    ...codifies the Trump Administration's addition of this language to the Council on Environmental Quality's (CEQ's) NEPA regulations (see 40 CFR 1501.7(g)), which has left unchanged in the Biden Administration's Phase I NEPA rulemaking. Establishing a Record of Decision Deadline: The IIJA requi......
12 books & journal articles
  • Planning for the Effects of Climate Change on Natural Resources
    • United States
    • Environmental Law Reporter Nbr. 47-3, March 2017
    • March 1, 2017
    ...are not signiicant. 237 2. Categorical Exclusions: Managers should consider whether and how the impacts of climate change may 236. See 40 C.F.R. §1501.7 (2016) (“Scoping”); CEQ, Final Guidance, supra note 17, at 27 (guidance on scoping for climate change impacts). 237. he “rule of reason” d......
  • Statutory and Regulatory Citations
    • United States
    • Wetlands Deskbook Appendices
    • November 11, 2009
    ...part in the hearing and ensure coverage of the Corps concerns. d. Scope of Analysis . See paragraph 7b. e. Scoping Process . Refer to 40 CFR 1501.7 and 33 CFR 230.12. f. Contracting . See 40 CFR 1506.5. (1) he district engineer may prepare an EIS, or may obtain information needed to prepare......
  • Statutory and Regulatory Citations
    • United States
    • Wetlands deskbook. 4th edition Appendices
    • April 11, 2015
    ...part in the hearing and ensure coverage of the Corps concerns. d. Scope of Analysis . See paragraph 7b. e. Scoping Process . Refer to 40 CFR 1501.7 and 33 CFR 230.12. f. Contracting . See 40 CFR 1506.5. (1) he district engineer may prepare an EIS, or may obtain information needed to prepare......
  • Environmental Assessments: Guidance on Best Practice Principles
    • United States
    • Environmental Law Reporter Nbr. 45-2, February 2015
    • February 1, 2015
    ...41 ELR 20345 (D.C. Cir. 2010); California Trout v. Federal Energy Reg. Comm’n, 572 F.3d 1003, 1016, 39 ELR 20157 (9th Cir. 2009). 72. 40 C.F.R. §1501.7. where a Finding of No Signiicant Impact can be made. A lead agency preparing an EA may use scoping to identify and eliminate from detailed......
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