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RAPID/BulkTransmission/Alaska/Environment +A best interest finding is required if the project requires the State of Alaska to sell, lease, or otherwise dispose of state land.  +
RAPID/BulkTransmission/Arizona/Environment +Any public service corporation is subject to environmental review required for a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility permit.  +
RAPID/BulkTransmission/California/Environment +200kV or higher, and 50kV to 200kV transmission projects.  +
RAPID/BulkTransmission/Hawaii/Environment +Any project proposing to use state or county lands or funds, or lands within conservation districts, shoreline areas, historic sites, in the Waikiki Special District or proposals for a...waste-to-energy facility or power generating facility according to [[H.R.S. 343 - Environmental Impact Statements|Hawaii Revised Statutes Chapter 343-5]], unless otherwise exempt.  +
RAPID/BulkTransmission/Massachusetts/Environment +Any proposed project that may directly or indirectly impact the environment and that requires a permit or approval from a state agency or involves financial assistance from or a land transfer by a state agency is subject to the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act. [[Massachusetts – 301 CODE MASS. REGS. §§ 11.00 et seq., Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act Regulations|301 C.M.R. § 11.01(2)(a)-(b)]].  +
RAPID/BulkTransmission/Minnesota/Environment +"Any governmental action or project the results of which would cause physical manipulation of the environment, directly or indirectly...." [[Minnesota – Minn. Stat. §§ 116D et seq., Environmental Policy| Minn. Stat. § 116D.04]]  +, [[Minnesota – Minn. Admin. R. §§ 4410 et seq., Environmental Review]].  +
RAPID/BulkTransmission/Montana/Environment +If a state agency action is required.  +
RAPID/BulkTransmission/Nevada/Environment +All utility facilities are subject to environmental review. A utility facility includes electric transmission lines and substations that are designed to operate at 200 kV or more constructed outside of any incorporated city. [[NRS 704 - Regulation of Public Utilities Generally | NRS 704.860]].  +
RAPID/BulkTransmission/New York/Environment +All state and local government, unless otherwise exempt, must consider the impacts of their actions--where they have discretion to approve, fund, or directly undertake an activity--and balance these impacts with social and economic factors.  +
RAPID/BulkTransmission/South Dakota/Environment +Any new or continuing project or activity directly undertaken by any public agency, or supported in whole or in part through contracts, grants, subsides, loans, or other forms of funding assistance from one or more public agencies  +, or the issuance by one or more public agencies of a lease, permit, license, certificate, or other public entitlement to an applicant (developer). [[South Dakota – 34A S.D., Environmental Protection|34A-9 S.D., § 2]].   +
RAPID/BulkTransmission/Washington/Environment +Any state or local agency decision that meets the definition of "project action" or "non project action" and is not categorically exempt. Project actions include agency decisions to license, fund, or undertake a specific project  +, purchase, sell, lease, transfer or exchange natural resources, including publicly owned land, whether or not the environment is directly modified. Non project actions involve decisions on policies, plans, or programs. [[WAC 197-11 SEPA Rules|WAC 197-11-704]].  +
RAPID/BulkTransmission/Wisconsin/Environment +Unless exempt, . . . "major agency actions, . . . "including but not limited to licensing, permitting, and leasing decisions . . . significantly affecting the quality of the human environment must comply with WEPA." [[Wisconsin – 1 Wis. Stat. §§ 1.01 et seq., Sovereignty and Jurisdiction of the State| 1 Wis. Stat.§ 1.11]]  +, [[Wisconsin Regulations – N.R. 150 Wis. Stat. §§ 150.00 et seq., Environmental Analysis and Review Procedures| N.R. 150 Wis. Stat. §§ 150.04]]  +
RAPID/BulkTransmission/Wyoming/Environment +Whether the transmission project is an "industrial facility" under the Act in meeting the estimated construction cost threshold. [[Wyoming – Wyo. Stat. Ann. §§ 35-12-101 et seq., Industrial Development Information and Siting Act| Wyo. Stat. Ann. § 35-12-102(a)(vii)]].  +
RAPID/Hydropower/California/Environment +Unless exempt, all “discretionary projects” proposed to be carried out or approved by public agencies, including but not limited to licensing, must go through CEQA review. Discretionary projects are those, which require the exercise of judgment or deliberation, as opposed to merely determining whether there has been compliance with applicable laws and regulations. [[Cal. Pub. Res. Code § 21080]].  +
RAPID/Hydropower/Iowa/Environment +The review process is optional.  +
RAPID/Hydropower/Minnesota/Environment +Unless otherwise exempt any governmental unit action or project must comply with MEPA. [[Minnesota – Minn. Stat. §§ 116D et seq., Environmental Policy|Minn. Stat. § 116D.04]].  +
RAPID/Hydropower/New York/Environment +SEQR requires all state and local government agencies to consider the environmental impacts of their actions—where they have the discretion to approve, fund or directly undertake an activity—and to balance these environmental impacts with social and economic factors.  +
RAPID/Hydropower/Washington/Environment +Washington’s [[Washington State Environmental Policy Act|State Environmental Policy Act]] (SEPA) governs Washington’s environmental protection issues within the state. SEPA environmental review is required for any state or local agency decision that meets the definition of an “action” and is not categorically or statutorily exempt. To determine if SEPA review is required, the developer should accurately define the proposal, identifying all related and interdependent pieces of the project, including all permits that the project will require. [[WAC 197-11 SEPA Rules|WAC 197-11-060]]  +, [[Washington State Environmental Policy Act]].  +
RAPID/Hydropower/Wisconsin/Environment +WEPA requires state agencies to consider environmental impacts in their decision-making process for all proposed projects. If the action is a "major action significantly affecting the quality of the human environment," WEPA requires agencies to consult with other agencies about potential environmental impacts, prepare an environmental impact statement, and hold a public hearing. [[Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources – A Citizen Guide to the Role of the Wisconsin Environmental Policy Act in DNR Decision-Making|Citizen Guide to WEPA, a p. 1]].  +