National Environmental Policy Act

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National Environmental Policy Act

Legislation in the United States, passed in 1969, requiring all entities other than the president, the Congress and the court system to prepare and present reports on the impact a proposed federal action would have on the environment. The Act established different levels of impact and created a Council of Environmental Quality to advise the president.
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Signed by FTA Regional Administrator Leslie Rogers, the ROD confirms that the Transbay Terminal Project has satisfied all of the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA).
As presented earlier, four alternatives are being offered to the public for review under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, preliminary to developing an Environmental Assessment.

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