Agencies should distribute this guidance to field offices developing and taking actions in response to emergencies along with the agency s relevant guidance on emergency actions and NEPA.
This Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) memorandum, issued 6 March 2012, provides guidance on the opportunities available in the regulations implementing NEPA in an efficient and timely manner.
The memorandum applies to all executive branch agencies as they carry out their responsibilities under their organic acts and enabling legislation, the National Environmental Policy Act, and other laws in effect to manage and conserve our environment, natural resources, and public lands.
Version 3.0 of this NEPA tool incorporates over 100 Department of Defense and Army policies, supported by a number of guidance and technical references on cultural resources, master planning, endangered species, noise, and other subjects generally included in NEPA analyses.
EJSCREEN's simple to understand color-coded maps, bar charts, and reports enable users to better understand areas in need of increased environmental protection, health care access, housing, infrastructure improvement, community revitalization, and climate resilience.
The roster search and referral system is accessible to anyone contemplating the use of consensus building and dispute resolution services where environmental, natural resources, or public lands issues are involved.
It broadens the efforts called for under the 2005 memorandum by explicitly encouraging appropriate and effective upfront environmental collaboration to minimize or prevent conflict.Some of the Forests feel this is a little time consuming and burdensome. I've touched based with the Services Group on this, but am also looking for some ideas from the NEPA Community of Practice.Let me know if you have examples of efficient 3rd party NEPA contracting?Want to know more about how to take action and turn your building into a high-performance building?The Sustainable Facilities Tool can walk you through EO 13693.It also contains the full text of federal legislation and regulations relating to these subjects.Also included in the CD is a glossary with over 250 fully referenced words and phrases commonly used in NEPA analyses.The NEPA Program Area provides guidance, policies, and examples of federal regulations and Agency policies for the implementation of NEPA, including the development of environmental assessments (EA), environmental impact statements (EIS), findings of no significant impact (FONSIs), and other NEPA related documentation.As part of the effort to increase transparency in the Federal Government, Executive Order 13693, Planning for Federal Sustainability in the Next Decade, As a part of day-to-day activities and long-term planning, Executive Order 13693, Planning for Federal Sustainability in the Next Decade, states that agencies should: Protection and Enhancement of Environmental Quality and amended by EO 11990 Under this EO, the Federal Government must provide leadership in protecting and enhancing the quality of the nation’s environment to sustain and enrich human life.The handbook explains how to align NEPA and NHPA Section 106 processes for maximum efficiency and public input, and provides a series of roadmaps for coordination of the two statutes.The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) on September 7, 2012, issued a joint memorandum calling for department and agency commitment to the goals identified in the Memorandum on Environmental Collaboration and Conflict Resolution, and the goals identified in related policy guidance.