7 CFR 799.5 - FSA officials and offices responsible for carrying out NEPA.
(a) Responsible officials. The Administrator of FSA, or his or her designee, is the responsible Federal official for carrying out the purpose of NEPA for all FSA programs. County committees, State committees, and Directors of Washington Divisions, within their respective areas of responsibility with the assistance of the FSA representative on the USDA Environmental Quality Committee, shall assist the Administrator in complying with the policies and purposes of NEPA generally, and, in particular, in determining whether the quality of the human environment will be significantly affected in implementing agency programs and preparing the necessary environmental documents.
(b) Offices responsible for carrying out NEPA - (1) Washington divisions. Washington divisions are responsible for carrying out NEPA with regard to legislative proposals and multi-State and national programs or major revisions of national programs.
(2) State committees. State committees are responsible for carrying out NEPA with regard to major actions in a State or area within a State.
(3) County committees. County committees are responsible for carrying out NEPA with regard to major actions within a county.
(c) All environmental assessments, environmental impact statements (EISs) and similar documents will be forwarded through the appropriate agency channels to the FSA representative on the USDA Environmental Quality Committee for review and submission to the Administrator.