NEPA at the Council on Environmental Quality
NEPA at the Environmental Protection Agency
NASA's Environmental Management Division Website
NEPA and Climate Change
NASA Develops tool to address Greenhouse Gases (GHG) and Climate Change (CC) in NEPA documents:
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On the left: Heat given off by the Earth's surface and atmosphere and pumped out into space. On the right: Sunlight reflected back out to space by the oceans, land, clouds and aerosols.
News (Last Updated August 2013)
NASA has prepared a draft EIS for the Proposed Demolition and Environmental Cleanup activities at Santa Susana Field Laboratory, Ventura County, California.
NASA's has prepared a Draft EA for the Wallops Island Post-Hurricane Sandy Shoreline Repair
NASA's Draft EA for the Low Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) Technology Demonstration Mission is available for public comment.
NASA has published the Final EA and issued a FONSI for this mission.
NASA's WFF is in the process of finalizing the EIS based on comments received during the public review period.
NASA continues to undergo a major transition in the Human Space Flight Program since the Space Shuttle retired both with new internal programs and commercial partnerships/concept demonstration activities for the near term.
NEPA Rule to be reviewed per CEQ Guidance and EO 13563, Improving Regulation and Regulatory Review.
In July 1992, EPA published a report, entitled "Reducing Risk for All Communities," which noted that minorities and low-income communities experience higher than average exposures to selected air pollutants, hazardous waste facilities, and other forms of environmental pollution.
NASA tracks the results of multiple NEPA analyses each year at its Centers and component facilities. As of September 2010, NASA has documented 22 Environmental Assessments, 7 Environmental Impact Statements, and 2 EO 12114 Documents so far this year.