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FHWA summary information

Legislation, regulation, and additional guidance

General environmental legislation NEPA and project development NEPA
Environmental policy statement
Environmental guidebook
Environmental impact and related procedures (23 CFR 771)
NEPA project development and the environmental process
Section 4(f)

Section 6(f)

Historic and archeological
Community and social issues Community and social study methods
Wetlands and floodplains
Guidance for preparing and processing environmental and section 4(f) documents
Aesthetics Scenic Byways program (ISTEA)
Transportation Enhancements Activities (ISTEA)
Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act
Agriculture Farmland Protection Policy Act Farmland Protection Policy Act, Public Law 97-98, 7 U.S.C. 4201
Air Quality Clean Air Act (Conformity) Clean Air Act
Clean Air Act (Sanctions)
Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (CMAQ)
Endangered resources/wildlife Endangered Species Act Endangered Species Act
Marine protection research and sanctuaries Marine Protection Research and Sanctuaries Act
Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act
Migratory Bird Treaty Act Migratory Bird Treaty Act
Environmental justice Tea-21 summary Relocation Act
Transportation Enhancements Activities (ISTEA)
FHWA overview on environmental justice Executive Order 12898 - Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations
Justice (Order 6640.23)
Hazardous materials Safe Drinking Water Act Safe Drinking Water Act
Solid Waste Disposal Act Solid Waste Disposal Act
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (Hazardous waste) Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
Superfund (CERCLA) Superfund (CERCLA)
Health Safe Drinking Water Act Safe Drinking Water Act
Solid Waste Disposal Act Solid Waste Disposal Act
Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act
Historical and archeological preservation Section 106, Historical Preservation Act - FHWA summary Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act
Section 110, Historical Preservation Act - FHWA summary Section 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act
Archeological and Historic Preservation Act (Moss-Bennett) - FHWA summary Archeological and Historic Preservation Act (Moss-Bennett)
Archeological Resources Protection Act - FHWA summary Archeological Resources Protection Act
Preservation of American antiquities - FHWA summary American Antiquities Act of 1906
American Indian Religious Freedom Act - FHWA summary American Indian Religious Freedom Act
Native American Grave Protection and Repatriation Act - FHWA summary Native American Grave Protection and Repatriation Act
Section 4(f), DOT Act 23CFR774 Section 4(f) Regulation
Historic bridges
Land and water usage Wilderness Act Wilderness Act
Wild and scenic rivers Wild and Scenic Rivers Act
Land and Water Conservation Fund Act (Section 6(f)) Land and Water Conservation Fund Act
Executive Order 11990 Protection of Wetlands Executive Order 11990 Protection of Wetlands
Wetland mitigation banking (ISTEA)
Emergency Wetlands Resources Act of 1986 Emergency Wetlands Resources Act of 1986
National Trails Systems Act National Trails Systems Act
National recreation trails (ISTEA)
Rivers and Harbors Act (Section 9 and 10) Rivers and Harbors Act (Section 9 and 10) -
Federal Water Pollution Control Act (Section 404) Federal Water Pollution Control Act (Section 404)
Executive Order 11988 - Floodplain Management Executive Order 11988 - Floodplain Management
National flood insurance National flood insurance
Marine Protection Research and Sanctuaries Act Marine Protection Research and Sanctuaries Act
Water Bank Act Water Bank Act
Coastal Zone Management Act Coastal Zone Management Act
Coastal Barrier Resources Act Coastal Barrier Resources Act
Farmland Protection Policy Act Farmland Protection Policy Act
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (Hazardous Waste) Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (Hazardous Waste)
Superfund (CERCLA) Superfund (CERCLA)
Endangered Species Act Endangered Species Act
Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act
Migratory Bird Treaty Act Migratory Bird Treaty Act
Transportation Enhancements Activities (ISTEA)
Recycled paving material (ISTEA)
Scenic byways program (ISTEA)
Noise 23 CFR 772 FDM Chapter 23
Unique areas Wilderness Act Wilderness Act
Section 4(f), DOT Act 23CFR774 Section 4(f) Regulation
Transportation Enhancements Activities (ISTEA)
Wild and scenic rivers Wild and Scenic Rivers Act
National Trails Systems Act National Trails Systems Act
National recreation trails (ISTEA)
Scenic byways program (ISTEA)
Water resources Rivers and Harbors Act Rivers and Harbors Act
Executive Order 11988 - Floodplain Management Executive Order 11988 - Floodplain Management
National flood insurance National flood insurance
Marine Protection Research and Sanctuaries Act Marine Protection Research and Sanctuaries Act
Water Bank Act Water Bank Act
Coastal Zone Management Act Coastal Zone Management Act
Coastal Barrier Resources Act Coastal Barrier Resources Act
Wetlands Wetland mitigation banking (ISTEA)
Emergency Wetlands Resources Act of 1986 Emergency Wetlands Resources Act of 1986
Executive Order 11990 Protection of Wetlands Executive Order 11990 Protection of Wetlands

More sources for regulations and laws


Transportation administrative code
Regulations and proposed rules Federal Register - environmental documents Full text of all Federal Register documents issued by EPA, and of selected documents issued by other departments and agencies. Notices, meetings, proposed rules, and regulations are divided into twelve topical categories for easy access (eg. air, water, pesticides, toxics, waste).
Federal register main page and database The Government Printing Office (GPO) maintains the official electronic database that covers Federal Register documents beginning in January, 1994. Unlike the EPA Environmental Documents service, it provides access to all Federal Register documents from all departments and agencies.
Codified regulations The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) database The CFR is a codification of the rules published in the Federal Register by the Executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government. The CFR is divided into 50 titles which represent broad areas subject to Federal regulation, with environmental regulations contained mainly in Title 40. Each volume of the CFR is revised once each calendar year and updated on a quarterly basis, Title 40 is issued every July 1.
CFR Title 40 : Protection of Environment Full text of CFR Title 40 retrievable by chapters, subchapters, and parts.
Federal and state government regulation and program references References to other federal regulations found in CFR Title 40 and state government regulations and programs.
Current legislation Thomas - legislative information on the internet Available from the Library of Congress is a resource providing access to current legislation, un-compiled public laws, the congressional record, committee information and information about the legislative process.
Laws: The U.S. Code is the official record of all federal laws. The United States Code (USC) database The United States Code is prepared and published by the Office of the Law Revision Counsel, U.S. House of Representatives. This database contains the laws of the United States in effect as of January 1996. For more recent enactments one must turn to the un-compiled statues or public laws in the form passed by Congress.
GPO University of California GPO gate Provides a user-friendly page for searchable databases available from GPO Access. Includes publications such as Code of Federal Regulations, Congressional Bills, Federal Register, United States Code, etc.
GPO access The government's site for searching the Code of Federal Regulations, Congressional Bills, Federal Register, United States Code, etc. (Also consider the University of California's site above for an alternative in case of high traffic).

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