Certain project activities can trigger the need for an
environmental assessment (EA) under NEPA. Where the results of an EA warrant,
an environmental impact statement (EIS) may be required. In industrial
development type projects, an EA and possibly an EIS may be triggered
- Significant work affecting federally controlled properties. In Tennessee
this is most often work on properties controlled by the Corps of Engineers
or Tennessee Valley Authority - usually barge facilities, water intakes,
outfall structures, etc.
- Work requiring federally issued permits such as Corps Section 10
and 404 permits or TVA Section 26a permits.
- Project work for which federal funds are used.
What Environmental Permits Do I Need?
Prudent Site Checks
Permit Application Forms
Standard Operating Procedures