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NEPA Requirements

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) lead the preparation of the Portal Bridge Capacity Enhancement EIS in conformance with the National Environment Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), legislation aimed at ensuring that environmental information is available to public officials and the public before decisions are made. The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) was a cooperating agency in the environmental analysis. Amtrak and NJ TRANSIT, as co-sponsors of the project, are important participants in the process.

In addition to NEPA provisions, the EIS will incorporate guidelines and regulations of:


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