Council on Environmental Quality 2006 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

The National Environmental Policy Act-Guidance on Categorical Exclusions
Document Number: E6-17359
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-18
Agency: Council on Environmental Quality, Executive Office of the President
By Federal Register notice of September 19, 2006 (71 FR 54816- 54820), the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) notified interested parties it was proposing guidance to Federal agencies for establishing and for using categorical exclusions in meeting their responsibilities under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). CEQ invited comments on the proposed guidance, ``Establishing, Revising, and Using Categorical Exclusions under the National Environmental Policy Act.'' Interested parties have requested that CEQ extend the public comment. The deadline for comments was October 27, 2006. By this notice, CEQ is extending the public comment period to December 1, 2006. Although the time for comments has been extended, CEQ requests that interested parties provide comments as soon as possible.
The National Environmental Policy Act-Guidance on Categorical Exclusions
Document Number: 06-7756
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-09-19
Agency: Council on Environmental Quality, Executive Office of the President
The Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) used an interagency work group to develop guidance to Federal agencies for establishing and for using categorical exclusions in meeting their responsibilities under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). CEQ invites comments on the proposed guidance before issuing the final guidance to the heads of the Federal agencies. The proposed guidance, ``Establishing, Revising, and Using Categorical Exclusions under the National Environmental Policy Act'', is reprinted below and is also available at http://www.NEPA.gov in the Current Developments section.
Environmental Management Systems and the National Environmental Policy Act
Document Number: 06-6251
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-07-17
Agency: Council on Environmental Quality, Executive Office of the President
The Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) used an interagency work group to develop a guide to Federal agencies in aligning their Environmental Management Systems (EMS) with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). CEQ invites comments on the proposed guide before publishing and distributing a final guide. The proposed guide, ``Aligning the Complementary Processes of Environmental Management Systems and the National Environmental Policy Act'', is available at www.nepa.gov in the Current Developments section.