Ecologically sensitive and geologically vulnerable barrier islands along the East Coast, Gulf Coast, and Great Lakes are protected under the:
Floodplains are identified as zones in/on:
One of the qualifying criteria for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places is that the property must be:
Enacted by Congress and signed by the President, ___________ provide the legal basis and funding for programs and/or projects.
Permits issued under the Clean Water Act are controlled by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and:
Because all FEMA grants are considered Federal projects, they require compliance with environmental laws.
A gas station is an example of a(n) ____________ on the National Register.
The Migratory Bird Treaty Act protects migratory bird species, their nests, and eggs.
The primary historic preservation law for the nation is the:
Swamps, bogs, and marshes all are classified in EO 11990 as:
____________ applies to FEMA actions that involve debris removal, staging, reduction (chipping, burning), and disposal activities, which are generally regulated at State and local levels.
The Gettysburg Battlefield is an example of a __________ on the National Register.
NEPA requires an outcome, not a process.
FEMA actions most likely to require compliance and coordination with Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) are those that involve:
The Vieux Carr’ (French Quarter) in New Orleans is classified as a:
The National Historic Preservation Act requires Federal agencies, including FEMA, to consider the effects of agency actions on properties either listed on or eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places.
FEMA’ primary statutory authority for disaster response and recovery activities is the:
FEMA documents its decisionmaking for EOs 11988 (Floodplain Management) and 11990 (Protection of Wetlands) by completing an 8-step process. This process ensures that FEMA:
Specific geographic areas (as defined by legislation) essential for the conservation and management of threatened and endangered species are classified as ________________ habitat.
An example of a structure that might be included on the National Register is a/an:
Based on the SOW, there are four possible levels of review: The level of review is determined by the:
The Section 106 process requires the preservation of historic properties.
The National Register of Historic Places is maintained by:
The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act applies to:
An incomplete or inaccurate scope of work can:
The Endangered Species Act (ESA):
EHP integrates the protection and enhancement of environmental, historic, and cultural resources into FEMA’s mission, programs, and activities by:
A primary goal of the National Environmental Policy Act is to:
FEMA has entered into programmatic agreements that outline routine activities with minimal potential to affect historic properties. These agreements:
Due to its unique disaster mission, FEMA is the only Federal agency granted statutory exclusions (STATEX authority) from compliance with NEPA.
Providing assistance to help disaster survivors recover is one of the key components of a disaster operation. This help is provided through two main FEMA programs: Public Assistance and Individual Assistance.