State highway departments and transportation agencies have a continuing need to keep abreast of operating practices and legal elements of specific problems in highway law. This report is a new paper which continues NCHRP's policy of keeping departments up to date on laws that will affect their operations. This paper will be published in a future addendum to "Selected Studies in Highway Law." The contents are as follows: (I) Introduction; (II) What is a "Federal Action"; (III) The NEPA (National Environmental Policy Act) Document Required: When is an Action Major and What are Significant Impacts; (IV) Scope and Content of an Environmental Impact Statement; (V) Supplemental Environmental Impact Statements; (VI) Administrative Record; (VII) Other FHWA Approvals - Issues Relating to One-Stop Processing and Avoidance of Duplication; and (VIII) Conclusion.

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  • Publication Date: 1990-9

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  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Pagination: 22 p.
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  • Accession Number: 00497377
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Sep 30 1990 12:00AM