|
|
Close





North Carolina Environmental Impact Statement: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

North Carolina Environmental Policy Act of 1971: General Statutes of North Carolina (N.C. Gen. Stat.) 113A-1 to 113A-13 and regulations at 1 North Carolina Administrative Code (NCAC) 25.0107 to 25.0901

For a Limited Time receive a FREE EHS Report "Recordkeeping for EHS Managers." This special report contains a recordkeeping checklist to help you keep track of your records for major environmental laws and OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard. Download Now

DENR rules for conforming with SEPA: 15A NCAC 01C.0101 to 01C.0411

Overview:

DENR projects: 15A NCAC 01C.0408

Environmental assessment (EA): 1 NCAC 25.0501 to 25.0506

Environmental impact statement (EIS): N.C. Gen. Stat. 113A-1 to 113A-13 and 1 NCAC 25.0601 to 25.0606

Exemptions: N.C. Gen. Stat. 113A-12

Major developments: N.C. Gen. Stat. 113A-8, 1 NCAC 25.0801, and 1 NCAC 25.0802

Regulatory Agencies

North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Office of Public Affairs

North Carolina Department of Administration

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. North Carolina has a law similar to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), titled the North Carolina (State) Environmental Policy Act (SEPA), which requires all state agencies and municipal governing bodies to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) for all proposed major development projects, regardless of whether on public or private land. In contrast, NEPA requires all major federal actions that will significantly impact the environment to prepare an EIS before project approval. See the national section ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT for more information concerning NEPA.

Meeting the requirements of NEPA meets SEPA requirements. The state regulations specify that any NEPA document be reviewed through the State Clearinghouse (Clearinghouse) process.

Administration and ...


>> Read more about Environmental Impact Statement

Related Topics

State Requirements

National | Alabama | Arizona | Arkansas | California | Colorado | Connecticut | Delaware | Florida | Georgia | Illinois | Indiana | Iowa | Kansas | Kentucky | Louisiana | Maryland | Massachusetts | Michigan | Minnesota | Mississippi | Missouri | Montana | New Hampshire | New Jersey | New York | North Carolina | Ohio | Oklahoma | Oregon | Pennsylvania | Rhode Island | South Carolina | Tennessee | Texas | Utah | Virginia | Washington | West Virginia | Wisconsin |

North Carolina Environmental Impact Statement Resources

Environmental Impact Statement Products

Free Special Reports
Get Your FREE Special Report. Download Any One Of These FREE Special Reports, Instantly!
Featured Special Report
Claim Your Free Copy of Recordkeeping for EHS Managers

One of the most tedious aspects of an EHS manager’s job is to keep track of a host of records. Laws have been passed in every jurisdiction requiring facilities to produce and retain records of various kinds. Don’t get caught without the necessary records in the event of a surprise EPA or OSHA inspection! This special report shows EHS managers at a glance the records they must keep on hand and for how long.

Download Now!

This special report contains a recordkeeping checklist to help you keep track of your records for major environmental laws and OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard.

Also included are 3 useful tables which provide:
  • A summary listing of federal environmental recordkeeping requirements
  • A list of federal safety recordkeeping requirements.
  • A list of federal recordkeeping requirements for DOT and the Department of Homeland Security as they apply to hazardous material transporters and chemical facilities.
Download Now!