National Environmental Policy Act of 1969


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National Environmental Policy Act of 1969

The act set up the Council on Environmental Quality to assure consideration for environmental factors, including historic preservation, in federal project planning. It included preservation among the considerations requiring environmental impact statements for all major federal actions affecting the quality of human environment, such as urban quality, historic and cultural resources, environmental sensitivity, and the responsible design of the built environment.
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Native Ecosystems Council (NEC) brought suit against the United States Forest Service (USFS) and a regional forester (353) alleging violations of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) (354) and the National Forest Management Act of 1976 (NFMA).
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).
The EIS currently being prepared by the FTA and BART will satisfy the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) in order to obtain federal funding for the project.

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