§ 1.56Delegations to the Assistant Secretary for Transportation Policy.
The Assistant Secretary for Transportation Policy is delegated authority to:
(a) Establish policy and maintain oversight of implementation of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (42 U.S.C. 4321-4347) within the Department of Transportation.
(b) Oversee the implementation of section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act of 1969 (49 U.S.C. 303).
(c) Represent the Secretary of Transportation on various interagency boards, committees, and commissions to include the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation.
(d) Except with respect to proceedings under section 4(e) of the Department of Transportation Act (49 U.S.C. 307) relating to safety fitness of an applicant, decide on requests to intervene or appear before administrative agencies to present the views of the Department subject to concurrence by the General Counsel.
(e) Carry out the functions vested in the Secretary by section 656 of the Department of Energy Organization Act (42 U.S.C. 7266) which pertains to planning and implementing energy conservation matters with the Department of Energy. Serves as the Department's principal conservation officer.
[Amdt. 1-261, 59 FR 10063, Mar. 3, 1994]
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