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At that time, the court found that USDA violated the National Environmental Policy Act because it undertook only an environmental assessment of alfalfa and not a full environmental impact statement.
In that capacity, he led a group of up to 58 professionals in engineering and environmental sciences who were responsible for the complete oversight of FERC's National Environmental Policy Act mandates regarding natural gas projects.
The injunction was issued in a lawsuit currently pending due to a court ruling that the USDA had failed to follow procedural requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act in granting non-regulated status to Roundup Ready alfalfa.
It will be the objective of this topic area to distill prototypical methods of impact assessment--through a hands-on case study approach that includes interviews and review of approved environmental documents; evaluation of commonly chosen methodologies, databases, and tools; and documentation of critical factors and barriers-and to provide for the transfer of successful impact assessment approaches to regional offices, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) practitioners, and municipal and state planning organizations.
Using protective laws including the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), wildlife advocates challenged the planned construction in court.
The DEIS is a step in fulfilling the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act for a major federal action.
The Foundation of Economic Trendsclaimed in its suit that the government was violating the National Environmental Policy Act by not assessing the biological warfare program's effect on the environment.
The new seminar caters to professionals who coordinate the environmental permitting and consultation requirements for projects subject to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).