40 CFR 1508.27 - Significantly

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  • Part V
    • United States
    • Federal Register December 19, 2006
    • December 19, 2006
    ...environment. To the extent applicable, the responsible official shall address the considerations set forth in the CEQ regulations under 40 CFR 1508.27 in determining significant Sec. 6.403 Environmental review and assessment requirements. (a) Research and demonstration projects. The appropr......
  • Right-of-Way and Real Estate
    • United States
    • Federal Register November 24, 2014
    • November 24, 2014
    ...Early Acquisition Project must consider whether the change has the potential to cause a significant environmental impact as defined in 40 CFR 1508.27, including a significant adverse impact within the meaning of paragraph (e)(2)(iii) of this section. The Early Acquisition Project must compl......
  • Update to the Regulations Implementing the Procedural Provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act
    • United States
    • Council On Environmental Quality
    • Invalid date
    ...significance in paragraph (b) since it is central to determining the appropriate level of review. CEQ proposed to move the language from 40 CFR 1508.27, ``Significantly,'' since it did not contain a definition, but rather set forth factors for considering whether an effect is significant, t......
  • Meetings: National Environmental Policy Act compliance and environmental protection procedures,
    • United States
    • Federal Register February 25, 2000
    • February 25, 2000
    ...meaning of section 102(2)(E) of NEPA; and where it is reasonable to anticipate a cumulatively significant impact on the environment. See 40 CFR 1508.27 for 2. All categorical exclusions in this Part may be applied by any organizational element of HHS. 3. A class of actions includes activiti......
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670 cases
  • Alliance for the Wild Rockies v. U.S. Dep't of Agric., No. CV 11–76–M–CCL.
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. United States District Court (Montana)
    • May 15, 2013
    ...on Environmental Quality (CEQ) regulations. Neither the context nor the intensity of the video lends to a finding of significance. See40 C.F.R. § 1508.27. The context of helicopter hazing of bison is that it is of low frequency and brief duration. Helicopter hazing activities are terminated......
  • Alliance v. United States Forest Serv., No. CV 05-107-M-DWM
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. United States District Court (Montana)
    • May 4, 2010
    ...to consider “[w]hether the action is related to other actions with individually insignificant but cumulatively significant impacts.” 40 C.F.R. § 1508.27(b)(7). “If several actions have a cumulative environmental effect, ‘this consequence must be considered in an [environmental impact statem......
  • 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
    ...40 C.F.R. § 1508.25 requires that "[c]onnected actions . . . should be discussed in the same impact statement." (Emphasis added.) 40 C.F.R. § 1508.27(B)(7) prohibits avoiding a finding of significance by breaking an action down into small component parts in the course of evaluating the envi......
  • Native Ecosystems Council & Alliance for the Wild Rockies v. U.S. Forest Serv., Case No. 4:11–cv–00212–CWD.
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. District of Idaho
    • June 6, 2012
    ...at the “context” and the “intensity” of a federal action in determining whether it will have a significant affect on the environment. 40 C.F.R. § 1508.27. The regulations state that “intensity” “refers to the severity of impact” and set forth ten factors that an agency should consider in ev......
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13 books & journal articles
  • Will climate change help or harm species listing?
    • United States
    • Sustainable Development Law & Policy Nbr. X-3, April 2010
    • April 1, 2010
    ...55 42 U.S.C. § 4321 (2010). 56 42 U.S.C. § 4332(2)(F)-(H) (2010). 57 40 C.F.R. §§ 1500.3-6 (2010). 58 See CEQ, supra note 47. 59 40 C.F.R. § 1508.27 (2010). 60 See, e.g. , Ctr. for Biological Diversity v. Nat’l Highway Transp. Safety Admin , 508 F.3d 508, 523, 550 (9th Cir. 2007) (holding t......
  • Administering the National Environmental Policy Act
    • United States
    • Environmental Law Reporter Nbr. 45-4, April 2015
    • April 1, 2015
    ...to prepare an [EIS].”). 398. he regulations divide the signiicance inquiry into two sets of considerations: context and intensity. See 40 C.F.R. §1508.27)(a)-(b). Context has been relatively self-explanatory, i.e., “[s]igniicance varies with the setting of the proposed action.” Id. at §1508......
  • The Owner's Role
    • United States
    • ABA General Library Construction Law, Second Edition
    • January 1, 2019
    ...of 1980 (CERCLA) as well as state 22. AIA Document A201–2017, supra note 4, § 3.7.5. 23. 16 U.S.C. § 470 and 36 C.F.R. § 800.4. 24. 40 C.F.R. § 1508.27(b)(3)(8). pat54645_01_b01_001-282.indd 42 6/28/19 2:04 PM The Owner’s Role 43 regulation and, in some instances, municipal ordinances.25Ind......
  • Betty B. Fletcher: NEPA's Angel and Chief Editor of the Hard Look
    • United States
    • Environmental Law Reporter Nbr. 40-3, March 2010
    • March 1, 2010
    ...test of 48. he “highly controversial” language appears in the Council on Environmental Quality’s (CEQ’s) NEPA regulations. See 40 C.F.R. §1508.27(b)(4). 49. Compare Blue Mountains, 161 F.3d at 1212-13, with William H. Rodgers Jr., Environmental Law in Indian Country §1.19 at 503-05 (2005). ......
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