CEQ Comment Deadline: Draft National Environmental Policy Act Guidance on Consideration of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Friday, July 26, 2019 - 5:00pm

The Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) within the Executive Office of the President is seeking comments on its draft guidance on how National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) analysis and documentation should address greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. This Draft National Environmental Policy Act Guidance on Consideration of Greenhouse Gas Emissions, if finalized, would replace the final guidance CEQ issued on August 1, 2016, titled “Final Guidance for Federal Departments and Agencies on Consideration of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and the Effects of Climate Change in National Environmental Policy Act Reviews,” which was withdrawn effective April 5, 2017 for further consideration pursuant to Executive Order 13783 of March 28, 2017, “Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth.”

Members of the public may submit comments online at Regulations.gov or by postal mail. More information is available at this Federal Register notice.