Finding of no significant impact
Finding of no significant impact means a document by a Federal agency briefly presenting the reasons why an action, not otherwise categorically excluded ( 1501.4 of this chapter), will not have a significant effect on the human environment and for which an environmental impact statement therefore will not be prepared.
40 CFR § 1508.1
The following definitions apply to the regulations in this subchapter. Federal agencies shall use these terms uniformly throughout the Federal Government.