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Use by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission of the Obviously Superior Criterion for Alternative Sites
In its consideration of alternative sites for new nuclear power plants, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) uses a standard that the applicant’s proposed site will not be rejected in favor of an alternative site ...
Environmental Review Case Study for the Sequoya Fuels Corporation Uranium Conversion Site in Gore, Oklahoma
This environmental review case study reviews the historical information regarding the Sequoyah Fuels Corporation’s (SFCs) uranium conversion site (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Materials License No. SUB-1010, ...
A Case Study of the Direction of a Federal Action Affecting the NEPA Assessment
Major Federal actions require National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) assessments of the environmental impacts as documented in an environmental impact statement (EIS). New electrical generation units typically need one ...
Addressing Greenhouse Gases and Climate Change in NEPA Reviews As A Regulatory Agency
The contemporary issues of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and climate change impacts have been receiving widespread attention over the last decade. For Federal agencies implementing the National Environmental Policy Act ...
Use and Documentation of Categorical Exclusions
The Council on Environmental Quality’s (CEQ) regulations define “categorical exclusion” as “a category of actions which do not individually or cumulatively have a significant effect on the human environment and which have ...
Cumulative Effects on the National Historic Landmark District Since 1960
The United States Military Academy, located at West Point, New York is an American icon. It was the first military academy to be established (1802), and became a National Historic Landmark District in 1960. This designation ...
Uses of Tiered Significance Levels in NEPA Documents