18 CFR 725.2 - Policy.
It is the policy of the Council to provide leadership in floodplain management and the protection of wetlands. Further, the Council shall integrate the goals of the Orders to the greatest possible degree into its procedures for implementing the National Environmental Policy Act. The Council shall take action to:
(a) Avoid long- and short-term adverse impacts associated with the occupancy and modification of floodplains and the destruction or modification of wetlands;
(b) Avoid direct and indirect support of floodplain development and new construction in wetlands wherever there is a practicable alternative;
(h) Preserve and enhance the natural and beneficial values served by wetlands;
(i) Involve the public throughout the floodplain management and wetlands protection decisionmaking process;
(k) Continually analyze existing and new policies of the Council to ensure consistency between them and the provisions of E.O. 11988 and 11990; and
(l) Improve and coordinate the Council's plans, programs, functions and resources so that the Nation may attain the widest range of beneficial uses of the environment without degradation or risk to health and safety.
Title 18 published on 2014-04-01.
No entries appear in the Federal Register after this date, for 18 CFR Part 725.