Environmental Affairs Program
As a Federal agency with special expertise in the earth sciences, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is required to evaluate, review, and prepare technical comments on environmental impact statements (EIS) and associated documents prepared by other Federal agencies. In addition, through its Environmental Affairs Program (EAP), the USGS has established policies to implement the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).After viewing our informati onplease use the EAP Comment Form to give us feedback!
What is NEPA ?
Council on Environmental Quality NEPA Net Guidance and information
Areas of USGS Capability Expertise on Environmental Quality Issues
USGS Procedures for NEPA Implementation
Department of Interior NEPA Policies and Procedures
Department of Interior Exceptions to Categorical Exclusions: Extraordinary Circumstances (43 CFR 46.215)
USGS Guidance on Review of Environmental Impact Statements
Supplemental Guidance on the Roles and Responsibilities of Survey Employees