Guidelines for implementation of the State Environmental Policy Act of 1971.

by Washington (State). Dept. of Ecology. in [Olympia]

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The State Environmental Policy Act of (SEPA) Chapter C, Revised Code of Washington and IMPLEMENTATION DATE It is anticipated that the updated plans will be adopted by the Bellingham City Council and the Whatcom County Council by Decem SEPA LEAD AGENCY.

The SEPA Handbook is intended to be used in conjunction with the State Environmental Policy Act (Chapter C RCW) and the SEPA Rules (Chapter WAC). Should a conflict be found at any time between the guidance in this handbook and either the SEPA Rules or the RCW, it should be understood that this handbook is intended as guidance only,File Size: 1MB.

This Handbook provides guidance on the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA). We have included information on the history and purpose of SEPA and its relationship with other associated environmental law.

We have provided explanations of the purpose and importance of each step in the SEPA process, and tips on how to best complete them. SEPA can be used to modify or deny a proposal to avoid, reduce, or compensate for probable impacts.

We oversee the rules and guidance for the state and we provide technical assistance to agencies, applicants, and citizens as they participate in the SEPA review process. We also serve as the SEPA lead or co-lead agency for some proposals. Guidelines for state agencies, local governments State environmental policy act rules to be accorded substantial deference.

C Content of state environmental policy act rules. C Rules, ordinances, resolutions and regulations. CEQ developed regulations, initially promulgated as guidelines, for Federal agency implementation of the procedural provisions of NEPA. The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) is one of the shortest laws to exist and is less than 6 pages in length.

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Policy Formulation and Implementation are both central parts of the strategic planning process. Whereas policy formulation stands at the top and builds up the framework, implementation is a direct consequence of the decisions so to speak of the output of policy formulation. the implementation of the policy (levels of enforcement) had not been included in the evaluation, assessing its overall impact would have been difficult.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may be cited as the "National Environmental Policy Act of The policies and goals set forth in this Act are supplementary to those set forth in existing authorizations of Federal agencies.

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