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Below is a partial list of Executive Orders (EOs) relevant to NEPA analysis. The list spans a number of administrations and provides background on environmental protection efforts for NEPA analysis purposes.

  • EO 13867, Issuance of Permits with Respect to Facilities and Land Transportation Crossings at the International Boundaries of the United States (April 10, 2019)
  • EO 13855, Promoting Active Management of America‚Äôs Forests, Rangelands, and other Federal Lands to Improve Conditions and Reduce Wildfire Risk (December 21, 2018)
  • EO 13807, Establishing Discipline and Accountability in the Environmental Review and Permitting Process for Infrastructure (August 15, 2017)
  • EO 13604, Improving Performance of Federal Permitting and Review of Infrastructure Projects (March 22, 2012)
  • EO 13274, Environmental Stewardship and Transportation Infrastructure Project Reviews (September 18, 2002), amended by EO 13286 (February 28, 2003)
  • EO 13212, Actions To Expedite Energy-Related Projects (May 18, 2001), amended by EO 13286 (February 28, 2003) and EO 13302 (May 15, 2003)
  • EO 13186, Responsibilities of Federal Agencies To Protect Migratory Birds (January 10, 2001)
  • EO 13175, Consultation and Coordination With Indian Tribal Governments (November 6, 2000)
  • EO 13141, Environmental Review of Trade Agreements (November 16, 1999)
  • EO 13112, Invasive Species (February 3, 1999), Amended by EO 13286 (February 28, 2003) and EO 13751 (December 5, 2016)
  • EO 13089, Coral Reef Protection (June 11, 1998)
  • EO 13057, Federal Actions in the Lake Tahoe Region (July 26, 1997)
  • EO 12898, Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations(February 11, 1994), Amended by EO 12948 (January 30, 1995)
  • EO 12114, Environmental Effects Abroad of Major Federal Actions (January 4, 1979)
  • EO 11991, Relating to Protection and Enhancement of Environmental Quality (March 5, 1970), amending EO 11514 (March 5, 1970)
  • EO 11990, Protection of Wetlands (May 24, 1977), as amended by EO 12608 (September 9, 1987)
  • EO 11988, Floodplain Management (May 24, 1977), as amended by EO 12148 (July 20, 1979)
  • EO 11514, Protection and Enhancement of Environmental Quality (March 5, 1970), as amended by EO 11991 (May 24, 1977)
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