Below are “hot links” to our most requested environmental resources.
* Questions regarding the ECS Form should be directed to Bill Leonard.
Local agencies can track the status of projects undergoing Section 106 review online:
Local agencies that use FHWA’s “ESAWeb Tool” are able to track the status of projects undergoing Endangered Species Act consultations.
Mission : Assist local agencies process their National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documentation.
Chapter 24 of the Local Agency Guidance Manual (pdf 1.6 Mb) provides an overview of H&LP’s NEPA process, based on the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) protocol for NEPA documentation . This protocol entails 15 individual environmental policies and laws referred to as disciplines.
The Local Programs ECS Guidebook (pdf 3.1 Mb) contains H&LP’s step-by-step instructions for completing NEPA for projects that receive funding from FHWA. Following the instructions provided in the guidebook will ensure that the documentation meets federal requirements, and thereby will assure that project timelines are met.
Environmental Classification Summary Form
The Environmental Classification Summary (ECS) Form is an application used for electronic submission of NEPA Class II documentation. Form application downloads and instructions to submit discipline reports can be found on the ECS Form page. The ECS form is also available as a Microsoft Word file, which may be downloaded by clicking the hot link at the top of this web page
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