This strategy of DOT Sustains is to use the environmental review process to inform decisionmakers, resulting in better environmental outcomes throughout our programs. DOT incorporates the principles of sustainability into the environmental review process.
This Administration has been a strong supporter of marine transportation as an environmentally friendly alternative to road and rail when shipping goods throughout America. And the U.S. maritime industry is becoming even more environmentally-friendly each day. More and more shipyards and ports have made investments to reduce their footprint.
Yesterday I toured the Port of New Bedford, Massachusetts, and was excited to see its efforts to reduce vessel emissions.
Categorical exclusions (CEs) are actions which meet the definition contained in 40 CFR 1508.4, and, based on past experience with similar actions, do not involve significant environmental impacts.
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration Environmental Impact Statement; Manatee and Hillsborough Counties, FL