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National Environmental Policy Act

National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)

Phil King, Cultural Resources Coordinator
Sally Kepfer, NEPA Coordinator

The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) requires federal agencies to evaluate the potential effects of their activities and programs on the quality of the human environment. The "human environment" includes natural resources (such as soil, water, air, plants, and animals), plus cultural resources and social and economic considerations. Although NEPA is concerned about all types of effects (both positive and negative), it is especially intended to help decision makers identify significant adverse impacts and avoid, minimize, or mitigate these impacts.

Environmental Evaluation

The following documents require Adobe Acrobat (AA) or Microsoft Word (MW) or Microsoft Excel (ME)

(ME) National Environmental Policy Act Environmental Evaluation Form   NEW!
(MW) NEPA Categorical Exclusions