01 NCAC 25 .0601             PURPOSE

The primary purpose of an EIS is to serve as a decision‑making tool to ensure that the purposes and policies defined in G.S. 113A, Article 1 are given full consideration in the ongoing programs and actions of state government.  It should provide a full and fair discussion of significant environmental impacts and should inform decision‑makers and the public of the reasonable alternatives which would avoid or minimize adverse impacts or enhance the quality of the environment.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 113A‑1 through 113A‑10;

Eff. February 1, 1986;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. February 2, 2016.