Forest Service Seeks Comments on Revisions to NEPA Compliance Regulations

On June 13, 2019 the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service (Service) published a proposed rule to revise National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) regulations. According to the Service, the revisions would speed up the pace for making determinations, while still maintaining the goals of the Act. The revisions would update various sections of the act including more public engagement, and definitions of categorical exclusions. Written comments are due by August 12, 2019.

  • Read the Federal Register notice and submit written comments here.
  • Advocacy contact: Prianka Sharma at (202) 205-6938.

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