Sources of Applicable Environmental Law
National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), as amended.
Council on Environmental Quality's NEPA
U.S. Department of Agriculture's NEPA Implementing Regulations
APHIS NEPA Implementing Procedures
Amendments to USDA - APHIS National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Implementing Procedures (7 Code of Federal Regulation (CFR) part 372)
Endangered Species Act of 1973 (ESA), as amended
Coastal Zone Management Act.
Executive Order 12114 - Environmental Effects Abroad of Major Federal Actions
Executive Order 12898 - Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-income Population
Executive Order 13045 - Protection of Children from Environmental Health Risks and Safety Risks
Executive Order 13112 - Invasive Species
USDA Departmental Regulation 5600-002 - Environmental Justice
Commission for Environmental Cooperation
Other Federal, state, and local laws may apply to various APHIS activities and proposals.