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Interim Policy on Page Limits for NEPA Documents and Focused Analyses

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The purpose of this interim policy is to improve the quality and reduce the length of documents prepared for compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Improving the quality of NEPA documentation has long been a priority for the U.S. Department of Transportation (Department) and its Operating Administrations (OAs). With this memorandum, the Department reaffirms this priority to develop shorter NEPA documents that meet applicable Federal requirements and an accountability process for those instances where a document exceeds page limit goals.

Regulatory Topic: Memorandum for Secretarial Officers and Heads of Operating Administrations
DOT is committed to ensuring that information is available in appropriate alternative formats to meet the requirements of persons who have a disability. If you require an alternative version of files provided on this page, please contact
Effective Date: Monday, August 19, 2019
Issued Date: Monday, August 19, 2019