National Environmental Policy Act

National Environmental Policy Act

A 1969 federal statute establishing U.S. environmental policy.

? The statute requires federal agencies to submit an environmental-impact statement with every proposal for a program or law that would affect the environment. 42 USCA ¡ì¡ì 4321¨C4347 ¡ª Abbr. NEPA. See ENVIRONMENTAL-IMPACT STATEMENT. [Cases: Environmental Law 571¨C615.]


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