COMMENTS: Western Governors’ recommendations to improve Forest Service NEPA process

Western Governors submitted comments to U.S. Forest Service Chief Tony Tooke on January 26, 2018 on the agency’s proposal to revise its National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) procedures to improve the efficiency of environmental analysis. The Governors’ recommendations are based on the premise that federal agencies must cooperate with states when implementing NEPA and provide guidance on how to promote consultation with states; reduce duplication; create pilot projects; develop metrics; utilize technology and more. Read, download the comments. 


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