Determining when NEPA applies to nonfederal activities

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More than a quarter century after enactment of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), unresolved questions still persist regarding its applicability to state and private actions. This is particularly true when such projects are undertaken to support the needs of a federal agency. Proposed below is a paradigm for determining when NEPA applies to state or privately conducted, but federally influenced or inspired, actions. The paradigm employs a set of five sequential tests for determining if a state or privately conducted action is subject to the requirements of NEPA.

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Eccleston, C.H., Westinghouse Hanford July 3, 1996.

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    Publisher Info: Westinghouse Hanford Co., Richland, WA (United States)
    Place of Publication: Richland, Washington

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More than a quarter century after enactment of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), unresolved questions still persist regarding its applicability to state and private actions. This is particularly true when such projects are undertaken to support the needs of a federal agency. Proposed below is a paradigm for determining when NEPA applies to state or privately conducted, but federally influenced or inspired, actions. The paradigm employs a set of five sequential tests for determining if a state or privately conducted action is subject to the requirements of NEPA.

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OSTI as DE98057469

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  • Other Information: PBD: 3 Jul 1996

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  • Other: DE98057469
  • Report No.: WHC-SA--3012-FP
  • Grant Number: AC06-96RL13200
  • DOI: 10.2172/657359 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 657359
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc707542

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Eccleston, C.H., Westinghouse Hanford. Determining when NEPA applies to nonfederal activities, report, July 3, 1996; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc707542/: accessed October 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.