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Council on Environmental Quality | The White House

Council on Environmental Quality | The White House

The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) established the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) within the Executive Office of the President to ensure that Federal agencies meet their obligations under NEPA. President Nixon signed NEPA into law on January 1, 1970. NEPA was the first major environmental law in the United States and is often called the "Magna Carta" of Federal environmental laws. NEPA is our basic national charter for...

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