• Site Map
  • Accessibility
  • Contact

Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

Sections
Personal tools
  • Like Us On Facebook
  • Follow Us On Twitter
Explore the Portal
See what this site has to offer
search
training
individual
groupworkspace
projects
portalnews
frame
bottominfo
blank
 
You are here: Home Library Content Tools Environmental Regulations Reporting Tools Tool - Environmental Compliance - Regulation 216 FAA

Tool - Environmental Compliance - Regulation 216 FAA

Posted by webadmin last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:47 AM

USAID Environmental Compliance (FAA Reg. 216)

Source: {http://www.usaid.gov/our_work/environment/compliance/index.html} Note the links associated with this page go to the USAID which should be consulted for more recent updates and postings.

As a federal government agency, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is subject to applicable U.S. environmental laws, regulations, Executive Orders and procedures that ensure the wise use of the taxpayer’s money. Effective implementation of these through state of the art environmental impact assessment ensures that the development activities USAID undertakes are not only economically sustainable but are protective of the world’s environment on which we and future generations all depend.

Implementation and compliance within USAID is coordinated and enforced by a team of professional environmental staff led by the Agency Environmental Coordinator and a network of Bureau Environmental Officers, Regional Environmental Advisors and Mission Environmental Officers.


Title 22, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 216 (22 CFR 216)
These are USAID’s environmental impact assessment procedures. They are intended to implement the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1970, as amended (NEPA) as they affect the USAID program. 22 CFR 216 applies to all USAID programs, projects, activities and substantive amendments. The following Spanish translation is made available for informational purposes. In the event of any conflict in interpretation between the English version and the Spanish version, the English version shall always control.

These procedures have been revised based on experience with previous ones agreed to in settlement of a law suit brought against the Agency in 1975. The Procedures are Federal Regulations and therefore, it is imperative that they be followed in the development of Agency programs.

In preparing these Regulations, some interpretations and definitions have been drawn from Executive Order No. 12114 of January 1979, on the application of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) to extraterritorial situations. Some elements of the revised regulations on NEPA issued by the President's Council on Environmental Quality have also been adopted. Examples are: The definition of significant impact, the concept of scoping of issues to be examined in a formal analysis, and the elimination of certain AID activities from the requirement for environmental review.

In addition, these procedures: 1) provide advance notice that certain types of projects will automatically require detailed environmental analysis thus eliminating one step in the former process and permitting early planning for this activity; 2) permit the use of specially prepared project design considerations or guidance to be substituted for environmental analysis in selected situations; 3) advocate the use of indigenous specialists to examine pre-defined issues during the project design stage; 4) clarify the role of the Bureau's Environmental Officer in the review and approval process, and 5) permit in certain circumstances, projects to go forward prior to completion of environmental analysis.

Note that only minimal clarification changes have been made in those sections dealing with the evaluation and selection of pesticides to be supported by AID in projects or of a non-project assistance activity.

Related Materials

Back to Top

 

 

 

 
Document Actions
Search for Content

On the portal:

Advanced Search

On our Partner Search:

Map Search
 

form

cookies

lazy items

SESSION<bound method SessionDataManager.getSessionData of <SessionDataManager at /session_data_manager>>

other

VIRTUAL_URL_PARTS('http://rmportal.net', 'library/content/tools/environmental-regulations-compliance-tools/tool-environmental-compliance-regulation-216-faa')
VIRTUAL_URL'http://rmportal.net/library/content/tools/environmental-regulations-compliance-tools/tool-environmental-compliance-regulation-216-faa'
URL5'http://rmportal.net/library'
URL4'http://rmportal.net/library/content'
URL6'http://rmportal.net'
portal_catalog_1585302{'_daterangeindex_inverse_effectiveRange_2353452': IISet([-1954400529, -1954400329, -1954400315, -1954400298, -1954400147, -1510651167, -1466069924, -1466069923, -1466069922, -1466069921, -1466069920, -1466069919, -1466069918, -1466069917, -1466069916, -814659098, -814658928, -814658927, -814658926, -814658925, -814658924, -814658923, -814658922, -814658921, -814658920, -814658766, -814657273, -814656212, -656292653, -656292646, -656292626, -656292625, -656292624, -656292623, -656292619, -656292618, -656292617, -656292616, -656292615, -656292614, 571103562, 571103563, 571103564, 571103565, 571103566, 571103567, 571103568, 571103569, 571103570])}
URL3'http://rmportal.net/library/content/tools'
URL2'http://rmportal.net/library/content/tools/environmental-regulations-compliance-tools'
_plone_ec_cache{210370640: <Products.PageTemplates.Expressions.ZopeContext object at 0x24b5dd50>}
AUTHENTICATION_PATH'http/rmportal.net'
LANGUAGE'en'
AUTHENTICATED_USER<SpecialUser 'Anonymous User'>
SERVER_URL'http://rmportal.net'
traverse_subpath[]
method'GET'
ACTUAL_URL'http://rmportal.net/library/content/tools/environmental-regulations-compliance-tools/tool-environmental-compliance-regulation-216-faa'
URL'http://rmportal.net/library/content/tools/environmental-regulations-compliance-tools/tool-environmental-compliance-regulation-216-faa/document_view'
PUBLISHED<FSPageTemplate at /http/rmportal.net/document_view used for /http/rmportal.net/library/content/tools/environmental-regulations-compliance-tools/tool-environmental-compliance-regulation-216-faa>
TraversalRequestNameStack[]
VirtualRootPhysicalPath('', 'http', 'rmportal.net')
LANGUAGE_TOOL<Products.PloneLanguageTool.LanguageTool.LanguageBinding instance at 0x2844e518>
BASE1'http://rmportal.net'
BASE2'http://rmportal.net/library'
BASE3'http://rmportal.net/library/content'
BASE4'http://rmportal.net/library/content/tools'
BASE5'http://rmportal.net/library/content/tools/environmental-regulations-compliance-tools'
BASE6'http://rmportal.net/library/content/tools/environmental-regulations-compliance-tools/tool-environmental-compliance-regulation-216-faa'
BASE7'http://rmportal.net/library/content/tools/environmental-regulations-compliance-tools/tool-environmental-compliance-regulation-216-faa/document_view'
URL1'http://rmportal.net/library/content/tools/environmental-regulations-compliance-tools/tool-environmental-compliance-regulation-216-faa'
URL0http://rmportal.net/library/content/tools/environmental-regulations-compliance-tools/tool-environmental-compliance-regulation-216-faa/document_view
URL1http://rmportal.net/library/content/tools/environmental-regulations-compliance-tools/tool-environmental-compliance-regulation-216-faa
URL2http://rmportal.net/library/content/tools/environmental-regulations-compliance-tools
URL3http://rmportal.net/library/content/tools
URL4http://rmportal.net/library/content
URL5http://rmportal.net/library
URL6http://rmportal.net
BASE0http://rmportal.net
BASE1http://rmportal.net
BASE2http://rmportal.net/library
BASE3http://rmportal.net/library/content
BASE4http://rmportal.net/library/content/tools
BASE5http://rmportal.net/library/content/tools/environmental-regulations-compliance-tools
BASE6http://rmportal.net/library/content/tools/environmental-regulations-compliance-tools/tool-environmental-compliance-regulation-216-faa
BASE7http://rmportal.net/library/content/tools/environmental-regulations-compliance-tools/tool-environmental-compliance-regulation-216-faa/document_view

environ

HTTP_ACCEPT'text/html,application/xhtml+xml,application/xml;q=0.9,*/*;q=0.8'
HTTP_X_VARNISH'815117762'
HTTP_USER_AGENT'CCBot/2.0 (http://commoncrawl.org/faq/)'
HTTP_X_FORWARDED_SERVER'rmportal.net'
SERVER_NAME'host.rmportal.net'
GATEWAY_INTERFACE'CGI/1.1'
HTTP_X_FORWARDED_FOR'54.234.244.98'
HTTP_ACCEPT_LANGUAGE'en-us,en-gb,en;q=0.7,*;q=0.3'
REMOTE_ADDR'127.0.0.1'
HTTP_X_FORWARDED_HOST'www.rmportal.net'
SCRIPT_NAME''
HTTP_VIA'1.0 rmportal.net'
REQUEST_METHOD'GET'
HTTP_HOST'127.0.0.1:10050'
PATH_INFO'/VirtualHostBase/http/rmportal.net:80/http/rmportal.net/VirtualHostRoot/library/content/tools/environmental-regulations-compliance-tools/tool-environmental-compliance-regulation-216-faa'
SERVER_PORT'10056'
SERVER_PROTOCOL'HTTP/1.1'
QUERY_STRING''
channel.creation_time1412071705
SERVER_SOFTWARE'Zope/(2.13.10, python 2.6.6, linux2) ZServer/1.1'
PATH_TRANSLATED'/VirtualHostBase/http/rmportal.net:80/http/rmportal.net/VirtualHostRoot/library/content/tools/environmental-regulations-compliance-tools/tool-environmental-compliance-regulation-216-faa'