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Environmental Compliance

Environmental Protection in APHIS

APHIS' environmental policies and procedures are based on the environmental statutes (especially the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969), and have been influenced by regulations promulgated by APHIS and other Federal agencies, and by various decisions by the courts. The following sections provide resource information that will acquaint the reader with (1) the statutes, laws, and regulations with which APHIS complies, (2) the general guidance used by its program personnel, and (3) important court decisions that affect our environmental policy.

Environmental Documents


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