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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WEDNESDAY,	NOVEMBER 17, 1976
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EPA MAKES AVAILABLE ITS COMMENTS	ON ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENTS
FOR AUGUST 1 - 31 f 19 76	~~	ró
The Environmental Protection Agency today announced that the
list of environmental impact statements upon which the Agency
commented during the period from August 1-31, 1976 are available
to the public.
The list, with explanatory information, was published in the
Federal Register of November 5, 1976. Typescript copies of the
list may be obtained from the Public Information Center, Room 2196
(PM-315), EPA, Waterside Mall, 401 M Street, SW., Washington, D.C.
20460.
E^A's comments on environmental impact statements and other
environmentally significant Federal actions are available for in-
spection at the Agency's Public Information Reference Unit (PM-213),
EPA Waterside Mall, 401 M Street, SW., Washington, D.C. 20460.
Copies of the draft and final impact statements referenced
may be obtained from the originating Federal agencies.
The National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 required Federal
agencies proposing major actions which may significantly affect
the environment to prepare an environmental impact statement for
review by other Federal agencies and the public. Section 209 of
the Clean Air Act requires EPA to review environemntal impact
statements and make public our comments at the completion of such
review.
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