Notice of Memorandum of Agreement

Federal Register, Volume 84 Issue 28 (Monday, February 11, 2019)
[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 28 (Monday, February 11, 2019)]
[Pages 3253-3254]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office []
[FR Doc No: 2019-01710]
Notice of Memorandum of Agreement
AGENCY: National Capital Planning Commission.
ACTION: Notice of Memorandum of Agreement Between the National Capital
Planning Commission and the Smithsonian Institution.
SUMMARY: The National Capital Planning Commission (NCPC) and the
Smithsonian Institution (Smithsonian) have entered into a Memorandum of
Agreement (MOA) effective December
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20, 2018. The MOA details the process the two agencies will follow to
comply with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) 42 U.S.C.
4371). NCPC has a NEPA obligation for projects submitted by the
Smithsonian to NCPC for review and approval. The Smithsonian is not
considered a federal agency for NEPA purposes and has no NEPA
obligation. The MOA is required by NCPC's NEPA Regulations (1 CFR part
601) to establish a cooperative working relationship between the
parties to ensure NCPC's compliance with NEPA. A copy of the MOA is
online at NCPC's website at the following location:
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diane Sullivan, Director, Urban Design
and Plan Review Division at (202) 482-7244 or
    Authority: 42 U.S.C. 4371, 1 CFR 601.5(b).
    Dated: February 5, 2019.
Anne Schuyler,
General Counsel.
[FR Doc. 2019-01710 Filed 2-8-19; 8:45 am]