43 CFR 46.320 - Adopting environmental assessments prepared by another agency, entity, or person.
(a) A Responsible Official may adopt an environmental assessment prepared by another agency, entity, or person, including an applicant, if the Responsible Official:
(1) Independently reviews the environmental assessment; and
(2) Finds that the environmental assessment complies with this subpart and relevant provisions of the CEQ Regulations and with other program requirements.
(c) In adopting or augmenting the environmental assessment, the Responsible Official will cite the original environmental assessment.