Nev. Admin. Code § 445A.742 - Steps in process of environmental review

Current through March 28, 2022

The process of environmental review of a proposed project includes the following steps:

1. An applicant for financial assistance shall consult with the Division during the formulation of the project or the preparation of the facility plan to:
(a) Determine whether the project is eligible for a categorical exclusion from any applicable provisions of NAC 445A.685 to 445A.805, inclusive;
(b) Determine alternatives to the project which must be evaluated;
(c) Identify potential environmental issues; and
(d) Determine the potential need for partitioning the environmental review process or the need for an environmental impact statement.
2. The Division shall determine if the project is eligible for a categorical exclusion. If the project is determined to be ineligible for such an exclusion, the applicant shall prepare an environmental information document for the project. The document must be included in the facility plan.
3. The Division shall prepare an environmental assessment and subsequently prepare and issue a finding of no significant impact or a notice of intent to prepare an environmental impact statement and record of decision.

Notes

Nev. Admin. Code § 445A.742
Added to NAC by Environmental Comm'n, eff. 9-19-90-Substituted in revision for NAC 445.4211

NRS 445A.135, 445A.160

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