parklands became more important in the 1960s and 1970s, in step with changing public concerns evidenced by the release of Rachel Carson's Silent Spring in 1962 and Stewart Udall's The Quiet Crisis in 1963, passage of the Wilderness Act of 1964, the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, and the Endangered Species Act of 1973.
What does NEPA stand for?
NEPA stands for National Environmental Policy Act of 1969
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
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We have 65 other meanings of NEPA in our Acronym Attic
- Nuclear Electric Propulsion
- Nuclear Event Protection
- Nuclear Export Protein
- Nursing Education Program
- Nutrition Enhancement Program (various organizations)
- National Emergency Plan for Fuel (UK)
- National Electric Power Authority
- National Energy Policy Act of 1992
- National Environment Protection Agency
- National Environmental and Planning Agency (Jamaica)
- National Environmental Protection Act of 1969
- Never Expect Power Always
- New England Press Association (since 1950)
- Newsletter & Electronic Publishers Association (now Specialized Information Publishers Association)
- Nigeria Electric Production Authority
- North East Productivity Alliance
- North East Publicity Association (UK)
- Northeastern Pennsylvania
- Nuclear Energy for the Propulsion of Aircraft
- National Environmental Policy Act/Categorical Exclusion
Samples in periodicals archive:
In the United States, health impact assessment is an outgrowth of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, which specified that effects on health, public health and safety be considered when creating policies or projects.
Army officials said that these questions and others would be difficult to address without the analysis required by the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969.
Seven years after the passage of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) adopted the Aviation Noise Abatement Policy (ANAP), which among other things, sought to reduce aircraft noise at the source--the aircraft itself.
In some ways, ecosystem management repackages rules from the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, which required the agency to study the environmental and human impacts of its actions across a landscape, not just in individual timber stands, and the National Forest Management Act of 1976, which asked it to protect biodiversity, including key species like the spotted owl, and promote the efficient economic use of its land.
Opponents say this would weaken the CEQ's major program requirement, the review of environmental impact statements under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969.
ICF will support the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) compliance area.
3 acres into trust for the purposes of developing and building a Class III gaming facility, conducted a full Environmental Assessment (EA) in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) and the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act of 1988.