Environmental Review Toolkit
NEPA and Project Development

Integrating Road Safety into NEPA Analysis:
A Primer for Safety and Environmental Professionals

Figure 2.1 Extended Description

This Figure shows the major steps in the NEPA decision making process, which starts with the determination of whether the project will have a significant impact. If it will not have a significant impact, a categorical exclusion is prepared. If it will have a significant impact, an Environmental Impact Statement is prepared. If the impact is unknown, an Environmental Assessment is prepared to determine whether further review is needed.

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