TITLE

Clarifying the Scope of NEPA Review and the Small Handles Problem

AUTHOR(S)
Miller, Jeslyn
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Ecology Law Quarterly;2010, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p735
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a court case on the scope of the federal environmental analysis under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) in the issuance of wetland fill permit by the Corps in Arizona and the "small handles" problem as to whether the entire project is a federal responsibility or not. The plaintiff along with EPA and FWS expressed environmental concerns on the issued permit. The court will focus as to whether the dispersion of federal components is made to develop larger project.
ACCESSION #
52547450

 

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