Environmental Information Document Law and Legal Definition

According to 40 CFR 6.102 (Title 40 - Protection Of Environment; Chapter I - Environmental Protection Agency; Subchapter A – General; Part 6 - Procedures For Implementing The National Environmental Policy Act And Assessing The Environmental Effects Abroad Of EPA Actions; Subpart A - General Provisions For EPA Actions Subject To NEPA), Environmental information document (EID) means “a written analysis prepared by an applicant that provides sufficient information for the Responsible Official to undertake an environmental review and prepare either an EA and FONSI or an EIS and record of decision (ROD) for the proposed action.”