Welcome to the Fish and Wildlife Service's on-line version of the NEPA Reference Handbook. The purpose of this Handbook is to provide Service personnel with the full text of various NEPA and NEPA-related authorities, checklists, and samples for the preparation and review of environmental documents. The Handbook includes documents cited in Service NEPA guidance and Departmental procedures and memoranda.
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