Some federal agencies conduct a NEPA review on planning actions when not otherwise required “to…


Some federal agencies direct a NEPA resurvey on planning actions when not differently required “to further the purposes of NEPA.” An example would be the sitewide environmental application statements or assessments prepared by the Department of Energy to harangue cumulative applications on its large, multifunctional sites. Why would this be indulgent to the exercise? What are the pitfalls?