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Task Force Further Recommends:
August 12, 1970
COUNCIL ADOPT THE STANDARDS SUBJECT TO:
REVISIONS MADE NECESSARY BY AMENDMENT OF THE PRINCIPLES APPROVAL OF THE PRINCIPLES BY THE PRESIDENT
UNITED STATES WATER RESOURCES COUNCIL
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20005
February 10, 1971
62-365 O 71 pt. 3 45
The National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (PL 91-190) requires the preparation of environmental statements. This statement establishes Water Resources Council policy regarding implementation of Section 102 (2)(C) of PL 91-190.
Approval and Effective Date
This Policy Statement, approved by the Council, is effective February 10, 1971.
Related and Subsequent Efforts
The need for separate environmental statements called for by this Policy Statement will be reviewed upon Presidential approval of revised planning principles and standards now being considered by the Council. The principles and standards propose full and systematic evaluation and consideration of environmental effects and may obviate the need for separate environmental statements.