Application for NEPA Assignment
The State of California, acting through the California State Transportation Agency and California High-Speed Rail Authority, has applied to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) to assume their federal environmental review responsibilities under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and other federal environmental laws. The State of California is seeking federal environmental responsibilities to enable more efficient reviews and approvals of the environmental documents required to advance the high-speed rail program and related rail projects.
The FRA published the final application and draft Memorandum of Understanding in the Federal Register and solicited public comment for 30 days, ending June 30, 2018.
View the materials and comments submitted.
The official comment period began 05/02/2018 and ended 06/01/2018.