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Unformatted text preview: the United States requires a permit before the activity begins. The permit program is administered by the Army Corps of Engineers in conjunction with the EPA. 23. The Corps should be required to file an Environmental Impact Statement, which can be a burdensome process. You are allowed to comment on the environmental impact of the dam before the Corps can proceed. Where the proper process is not followed, you also can go to court to force compliance with NEPA. 24. Because it doesn't directly impose substantive environmental standards with penalties for their violation, and because it only applies to the federal government. Business Law and the Regulatory Environment, 11E 87...
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- Spring '09