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Streamlining: Department of Transportation regulations on planning and the environment

United States

Streamlining: Department of Transportation regulations on planning and the environment

hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, ... Century, September 12, 2000 (S. hrg)

by United States

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Published by For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., [Congressional Sales Office] .
Written in English


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Number of Pages104
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Open LibraryOL7380291M
ISBN 100160668174
ISBN 109780160668173

U.S. Department of Transportation Research and Innovative Technology Administration Volpe National Transportation Systems Center 55 Broadway, Kendall Square Cambridge, MA 9. SPONSORING/MONITORING AGENCY NAME(S) AND ADDRESS(ES) Office of Project Development and Environmental Review Federal Highway Administration U.S. Department of.   In May , the Department of Transportation/Federal Aviation Administration issued a report to Congress on the environmental review of airport development projects. That report included six FAA initiatives to improve and streamline the environmental process to reduce unnecessary delays.

  Program now includes eligible road improvements, federal funding. Release date: J After launching a pilot program to improve efficiency and streamline bridge improvements for local communities, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) today announced that the program this year will roughly double, expand to other roadway projects, and gain eligibility for federal . Hazardous Materials in Project Development: Laws, Regulations and Agencies: Provides requirements of federal and state laws and regulations that apply to the management of hazardous materials in project development and the information on the regulatory agencies responsible for .

  (a) No later than February 1, , the Secretary of Transportation shall review regulations adopted by the Department of Transportation that provide for and govern licensing of commercial space.   4 The National Conference of State Legislatures, Environment, Energy and Transportation Program, “Assessment of Regulatory and Administrative Streamlining at United States Department of Energy Cleanup Sites,” August This report was available online on or around November , but is no longer available.


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U.S. Department of Transportation. The Department of Transportation is responsible for planning and coordinating federal transportation projects. It also sets safety regulations for all major modes of transportation. Agency Details Acronym: DOT.

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