40 CFR 1503 - CEQ - Regulations for Implementing NEPA
Authority: NEPA, the Environmental Quality Improvement Act of 1970, as
amended (42 U.S.C. 4371 et seq.), sec. 309 of the Clean Air Act, as amended
(42 U.S.C. 7609) and E.O. 11514, Mar. 5, 1970, as amended by E.O. 11991, May
Source: 43 FR 55990, Nov. 28, 1978, unless otherwise noted.
Sec. 1503.1 Inviting comments.
Sec. 1503.2 Duty to comment.
Federal agencies with jurisdiction by law or special expertise with
respect to any environmental impact involved and agencies which are authorized to
develop and enforce environmental standards shall comment on statements
within their jurisdiction, expertise, or authority. Agencies shall comment
within the time period specified for comment in Sec. 1506.10. A Federal
agency may reply that it has no comment. If a cooperating agency is
satisfied that its views are adequately reflected in the environmental impact
statement, it should reply that it has no comment.
Sec. 1503.3 Specificity of comments.
Sec. 1503.4 Response to comments.