Using an Interactive Public Docket to Transmit Views to CEQ on a 24/7 Basis on its Initiative to Amend the NEPA Guidelines
Editors Note: The paragraphs below describe CRE’s program to utilize an Interactive Public Docket to keep CEQ apprised of pertinent events affecting its review of NEPA guidelines. Issues presented by select organizations are presented below and the public is encouraged to offer their comments by clicking on the “comments” link in the upper left hand corner of this post or the comparable link in the Discussion Forum which contains the article.
CRE CRE Announces 24/7 IPD Review of CEQ NEPA Recommendations
NRDC Seismic Exploration
CRE Adverse Impact of CEQ’s Regulations on the Fishing Industry
Ocean Task Force Report Emphasizes Information Quality Standards
On August 2, 2010, the Interagency Ocean Policy Task Force announced the public availability of its “Final Recommendations of the Interagency Ocean Policy Task Force.” These recommendations are available online at http://www.whitehouse.gov/files/documents/OPTF_FinalRecs.pdf.
In summary, they are:
1) Protect, maintain, and restore the health and biological diversity of ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems and resources;
2) Improve the resiliency of ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems, communities, and economies;
3) Bolster the conservation and sustainable uses of land in ways that will improve the health of ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems;