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SUBMISSION OF AMENDED PRINCIPLES FOR APPROVAL BY THE PRESIDENT.

CHART NUMBER 19

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1. 2.

REVISIONS MADE NECESSARY BY AMENDMENT OF THE PRINCIPLES APPROVAL OF THE PRINCIPLES BY THE PRESIDENT

b.

COUNCIL SPONSOR SEMINARS TO FACILITATE APPLICATION

1.
2.
3.

RIVER BASIN COMMISSIONS
FEDERAL AGENCIES
STATE WATER PLANNING AGENCIES

C.

PUBLISH STANDARDS IN LOOSELEAF FORM TO FACILITATE IMPROVEMENT

d.

APPLY STANDARDS TO ALL NEW PLANNING STUDIES APPLY STANDARDS TO ONGOING STUDIES WHEREVER PRACTICAL

CHART NUMBER 20

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A POLICY
STATEMENT

Environmental Statements -
Framework Studies and
Assessments and Regional or
River Basin Plans

UNITED STATES WATER RESOURCES COUNCIL
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20005
February 10, 1971

62-365 O - 71 - pt. 3 -- 45

PREFACE

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,

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