40 CFR 1504 - 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 24, 1977).
Source: 43 FR 55998, Nov. 29, 1978, unless otherwise noted.
Sec. 1504.1 Purpose.
Sec. 1504.2 Criteria for referral.
Environmental referrals should be made to the Council only after
concerted, timely (as early as possible in the process), but unsuccessful attempts to
resolve differences with the lead agency. In determining what
environmental objections to the matter are appropriate to refer to the Council, an
agency should weigh potential adverse environmental impacts, considering:
Sec. 1504.3 Procedure for referrals and response.