The FAA has issued an updated draft of our existing Order 1050.1 Environmental Impacts: Policies and Procedures. This order serves as the FAA's policy and procedures for compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and implementing regulations issued by the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ). This Order updates FAA Order 1050.1E to provide a clear, concise, and up-to-date discussion of the FAA's requirements for implementing NEPA and clarifies requirements in order to facilitate timely, effective, and efficient environmental reviews of FAA actions, including NextGen improvements.

The FAA provided a public comment period on Draft Order 1050.1F and comments will be accepted through November 8, 2013..

To provide comments on FAA Draft Order 1050.1F, please use http://www.regulations.gov docket number FAA-2013-0685.

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