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Title 24Subtitle APart 50 → Subpart F


Title 24: Housing and Urban Development
PART 50—PROTECTION AND ENHANCEMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY


Subpart F—Environmental Impact Statements


Contents
§50.41   EIS policy.
§50.42   Cases when an EIS is required.
§50.43   Emergencies.

§50.41   EIS policy.

EIS's will be prepared and considered in program determinations pursuant to the general environmental policy stated in §50.3 and 40 CFR 1505.2 (b) and (c).

§50.42   Cases when an EIS is required.

(a) An EIS is required if the proposal is determined to have a significant impact on the human environment pursuant to subpart E.

(b) An EIS will normally be required if the proposal:

(1) Would provide a site or sites for hospitals or nursing homes containing a total of 2,500 or more beds; or

(2) Would remove, demolish, convert, or substantially rehabilitate 2,500 or more existing housing units (but not including rehabilitation projects categorically excluded under §50.20), or which would result in the construction or installation of 2,500 or more housing units, or which would provide sites for 2,500 or more housing units.

(c) When the environmental concerns of one or more Federal authorities cited in §50.4 will be affected by the proposal, the cumulative impact of all such effects should be assessed to determine whether an EIS is required. Where all of the affected authorities provide alternative procedures for resolution, those procedures should be used in lieu of an EIS.

§50.43   Emergencies.

In cases of national emergency and disasters or cases of imminent threat to health and safety or other emergency which require the taking of an action with significant environmental impact, the provisions of 40 CFR 1506.11 and of any applicable §50.4 authorities which provide for emergencies shall apply.

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