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Environmental Overview

Click here for information about how the Surface Transportation Board fulfills it requirements under Federal environmental laws including the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).

Historic Preservation Overview

Click here for information about how the Surface Transportation Board fulfills it requirements under Federal historic preservation laws, including the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA).

Frequently Asked Questions

See these Frequently Asked Questions to learn more about the Board’s environmental and historic preservation requirements and processes.

Third-Party Contracting

Click here for information about the Board’s use of third-party contractors in carrying out its environmental reviews, including a list of contractors approved by the Office of Environmental Analysis.