40 CFR 1502.20 - Tiering

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233 practice notes
  • Environmental Impact and Related Procedures
    • United States
    • Federal Register November 20, 2015
    • November 20, 2015
    ...foreseeable transportation improvements. (g) For major transportation actions, the tiering of EISs as discussed in the CEQ regulation (40 CFR 1502.20) may be appropriate. The first tier EIS would focus on broad issues such as general location, mode choice, and areawide air quality and land ......
  • Part III
    • United States
    • Federal Register February 14, 2007
    • February 14, 2007
    ...as appropriate. (c) By agreement of the NEPA lead agencies, the above integration may be accomplished through tiering (as described in 40 CFR 1502.20), incorporating the subarea or corridor planning study into the draft Environmental Impact Statement or Environmental Assessment, or other me......
  • Procedures for Considering Environmental Impacts
    • United States
    • The Secretary Of Transportation Office
    • Invalid date
    ...Tribes, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians, as appropriate; (8) The applicant, if any; and (9) Other OAs, where appropriate. (See 40 CFR 1502.20, 1503.1, and (d) Electronic submission. OAs must provide for electronic submission of public comments as well as ensure that the comment process......
  • Allocations, Common Application, Waivers, and Alternative Requirements for 2017 Disaster Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Grantees
    • United States
    • Federal Register February 09, 2018
    • February 9, 2018
    ...repetitive discussions of the same issues and to focus on the actual issues ripe for decision at each level of environmental review'' (40 CFR 1502.20). Tiering is appropriate when a Responsible Entity is evaluating a single-family housing program with similar activities within a defined loc......
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146 cases
  • 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
    ...repetitive discussions of the same issues and to focus on the actual issues ripe for decision at each level of environmental review." 40 C.F.R. § 1502.20.• USACOE: Documents from the administrative record submitted by COE are designated with this prefix.• Western section: refers to the sect......
  • 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
    ...only summarize the issues discussed in the broader statement and incorporate discussion from the broader statement by reference . " 40 C.F.R. § 1502.20. Defendants, however, point to no reference or incorporation of the analysis from the EIS to suggest that this is anything more than anothe......
  • 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
    ...repetitive discussions of the same issues and to focus on the actual issues ripe for decision at each level of environmental review.” 40 C.F.R. § 1502.20. Through this tiering process, an agency need not discuss the impacts of a broader agency policy or decision in an assessment of a smalle......
  • Oceana v. Bureau of Ocean Energy Mgmt., Civil Action No.: 12-0981 (RC)
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. United States District Court (Columbia)
    • March 31, 2014
    ...discussions of the same issues and to focus on the actual issues ripe for decision at each level of environmental review." See 40 C.F.R. § 1502.20. As BOEM explained, the 2012 SEIS "tiers from" the 2007 Multisale EIS and the 2009-2012 Supplemental EIS. AR5445. The main oil spill study relie......
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7 books & journal articles
  • Natural Resource Damages, Mitigation Banking, and the Watershed Approach
    • United States
    • Environmental Law Reporter Nbr. 48-11, November 2018
    • November 1, 2018
    ...§990.55. 46. 42 U.S.C. §§4321-4370h, ELR Stat. NEPA §§2-209. 47. NOAA G-RP, supra note 34. 48. 15 C.F.R. §990.23 (CEQ regulations at 40 C.F.R. §§1502.20, 1508.28 describe tiering). 49. Id . §990.56. 50. Id . NOAA G-RP, supra note 34. 51. Id . 52. Trustees may consider a regional restoration......
  • The Next Generation of Mitigation: Advancing Conservation Through Landscape-Level Mitigation Planning
    • United States
    • Environmental Law Reporter Nbr. 40-1, January 2010
    • January 1, 2010
    ...or metropolitan area,” by generic type of action or impact or subject, or by stage of technological development or activity. 160 159. 40 C.F.R. §1502.20 (2009). 160. Id. §1502.4(c). Copyright © 2010 Environmental Law Institute®, Washington, DC. reprinted with permission from ELR®, http://ww......
  • 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
    ...preliminary relief to demonstrate that irreparable injury is likely in the absence of an 106. Compare 464 F.3d at 1094-95 (discussing 40 C.F.R. §1502.20). In particular, the court states: he Army’s PEIS reached a deeper level of speciicity than is usual in that it named several speciic unit......
  • NEPA and Assessment of Greenhouse Gas Emissions
    • United States
    • Environmental Law Reporter Nbr. 41-3, March 2011
    • March 1, 2011
    ...of nitrogen fertilizer use, urban tree planting and maintenance, and manure management. H.R. 2454, 111th Cong. §503(b)(1) (2009). 40. 40 C.F.R. §1502.20, -.28. 41. Sierra Club v. Espy, 38 F.3d 792, 796, 24 ELR 20888 (5th Cir. 1994). 42. CEQ Draft Guidance, supra note 4, at 5. Copyright © 20......
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