40 CFR 1502.10 - Recommended format.

§ 1502.10 Recommended format.
Agencies shall use a format for environmental impact statements which will encourage good analysis and clear presentation of the alternatives including the proposed action. The following standard format for environmental impact statements should be followed unless the agency determines that there is a compelling reason to do otherwise:
(a) Cover sheet.
(b) Summary.
(c) Table of contents.
(d) Purpose of and need for action.
(e) Alternatives including proposed action (sections 102(2)(C)(iii) and 102(2)(E) of the Act).
(f) Affected environment.
(g) Environmental consequences (especially sections 102(2)(C)(i), (ii), (iv), and (v) of the Act).
(h) List of preparers.
(i) List of Agencies, Organizations, and persons to whom copies of the statement are sent.
(j) Index.
(k) Appendices (if any).
If a different format is used, it shall include paragraphs (a), (b), (c), (h), (i), and (j), of this section and shall include the substance of paragraphs (d), (e), (f), (g), and (k) of this section, as further described in §§ 1502.11 through 1502.18, in any appropriate format.

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Title 40 published on 2014-07-01

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  • 2014-08-25; vol. 79 # 164 - Monday, August 25, 2014
    1. 79 FR 50578 - Effective Use of Programmatic NEPA Reviews
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      COUNCIL ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
      Notice of Availability, Request for Public Comments on Draft Guidance on Effective Use of Programmatic National Environmental Policy Act Reviews.
      Submit comments on or before October 9, 2014.
      40 CFR Parts 1500, 1501, 1502, 1503, 1505, 1506, 1507, and 1508