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  • 1999
  • The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) submitted the information to us to provide additional information to address issues that were discussed in the U.S. EPA's Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) comment letter issued on August 10, 1999 and subsequent letter on October 18, 1999. (mlui.org)
  • Since the U.S. EPA issued the August 10, 1999 letter, our original questions and concerns have been resolved by information that you sent to our Agency. (mlui.org)
  • Based on the information provided since the August 10, 1999 letter, our Agency believes that the DEIS includes all feasible alternatives meeting the purpose and need of the project that merit detailed analysis. (mlui.org)
  • hearings
  • In the years following, similar bills were introduced and hearings were held to discuss the state of the environment and Congress's potential responses. (wikipedia.org)
  • nations
  • This estimate is based on methodologies agreed to by the Conference of Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. (wikipedia.org)
  • The 2006 report Livestock's Long Shadow, released by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, states that "the livestock sector is a major stressor on many ecosystems and on the planet as a whole. (wikipedia.org)
  • department
  • We note that Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has stated that it will determine whether there is a need to further analyze the recommendations from the Traverse City regional corridor study (the bypass study) after the Grand Traverse County Road Commission's project (this project) has been analyzed. (mlui.org)
  • A midterm review of New York City's 2007 Filtration Avoidance Determination, issued by the New York State Department of Health. (scribd.com)
  • In July 2007, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in consultation with the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH), made a determination that New York City ("the City") has a long-term watershed protection program for its Catskill/Delaware water supply that adequately meets the requirements of the Surface Water Treatment Rule (SWTR) and the Interim Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule (IESWTR) for unfiltered water supply systems. (scribd.com)
  • The land was purchased from local citizens through Eminent Domain by the United States Department of Defense. (wikipedia.org)
  • Senate
  • In 1968, a joint House-Senate colloquium was convened by the chairmen of the Senate Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, Senator Henry M. Jackson , and the House Committee on Science and Astronautics, Representative George Miller , to discuss the need for and means of implementing a national environmental policy. (wikipedia.org)
  • statute
  • We must extend "great deference to the interpretation given the statute by the officers or agency charged with its administration. (findacase.com)
  • If the agency rejects the reasonable interpretation of the statute, however, we must "honor the clear meaning of a statute, as revealed by its language, purpose and history. (findacase.com)
  • sustainable
  • Climate restoration consists of actions intended to reverse the current trends of climate change and, on some timescale and trajectory, to restore the Earth system to a safe, sustainable and productive state, for the well-being of future generations and all humanity. (wikipedia.org)
  • By promoting the vision of a "better future for our children and grandchildren", with the Earth System restored to a safe, sustainable and productive state, advocates claim that there is a huge incentive for innovation and investment to ensure that this restoration takes place and takes place in a timely fashion. (wikipedia.org)
  • safety
  • In the event of an environmental emergency imminently threatening the safety of human life or where necessary to protect certain property, the EPA website will be updated with appropriate information. (epa.gov)
  • The President's Task Force on Environmental Health Risks and Safety Risks to Children released the Action Plan to help federal agencies work with stakeholders to reduce children's exposure to lead and improve children's health. (epa.gov)
  • House
  • The EPA 9/11 pollution controversy was the result of a report released by the Office of the Inspector General of the United States Environmental Protection Agency in August 2003 which said the White House pressured the EPA to delete cautionary information about the air quality in New York City around Ground Zero following the September 11 attacks. (wikipedia.org)
  • Issues
  • The majority of the environmental issues affecting Hawaii today are related to pressures from increasing human and animal population in the limited separation space of the islands. (wikipedia.org)
  • conduct
  • As described by the 2007 FAD, at the end of the First Five Year Period, with the primacy agency taking the lead, EPA and NYSDOH would conduct a review of the City‟s implementation of its 2006 Long-Term Plan and compliance with the requirements of the FAD. (scribd.com)
  • actions
  • Under section 10(e) of the Administrative Procedure Act, we may not invalidate agency actions unless we find them to be "arbitrary, capricious, an abuse of discretion, or otherwise not in accordance with law. (findacase.com)
  • provide
  • In 2008 the US EPA re-approved chloropicrin as safe for use in agricultural settings, stating that treatments "can provide benefits to both food consumers and growers. (wikipedia.org)
  • year
  • Appropriations statutes authorize how much money the agency can spend each year to carry out the approved statutes. (wikipedia.org)
  • quality
  • She also defended her own record and said her agency had not lied about air quality surrounding Ground Zero: "The last thing in the world that I would ever do would be to put people at risk. (wikipedia.org)
  • Compared with the mainland United States, Hawaii's rating on the air quality index is ranked among the best. (wikipedia.org)