01 NCAC 25 .0107             STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

This Chapter establishes procedures for compliance with the North Carolina Environmental Policy Act, Article I Chapter 113A of the General Statutes, (NCEPA).  NCEPA establishes policy and contains action‑forcing provisions for carrying out that policy.  Therefore, to the fullest extent possible, all agencies' policies, rules, and regulations shall be interpreted and administered in accordance with the purposes and policy set out in G.S. 113A‑2 and 3 and this Chapter.  Agencies shall adopt procedures to supplement or to carry out the provisions of this Chapter in a consistent, timely, and expeditious manner including continuous monitoring of all agency actions to assure compatibility with the policies of NCEPA.

 

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.