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SER - What's New

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Postings are in chronological order with the most recent listed first. Updates may also be viewed under specific SER volumes and sections. Postings older than 90 days can be accessed on the Posting History page.

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  • 10-12-18 The Environmental Records Retention Policy has been added to Chapter 38 of the SER. See "Project Files and Document Retention" section for details.
  • 09-25-18 The Historical Resources Compliance Report (HRCR) forms have been updated on SER Volume 2 and Cultural Templates pages.
  • 09-14-18 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) defined some project type descriptions belonging to 40 CFR 93.126 "Table 2- Exempt Projects" that are exempt from conformity and would not need a PM hot-spot analysis. This information is reflected in the updated Fact Sheet developed by both The Division of Environmental Analysis, Environmental Management Office and the Division of Transportation Planning, Office of Regional Planning that provides clarification on projects exempt from air quality conformity requirements under 23 CFR 93.126 "Table 2-Exempt Projects."
  • 08-08-18 The Environmental Management Office is pleased to announce that Chapter 5 of the SER, "Preliminary Environmental Scoping," has been completely revised to incorporate the contents of the PEAR Manual and updated to include the most up-to-date information on PIDs, scoping tools, etc. The PEAR Manual has been retired and all of the PEAR templates and attachments have been moved to the SER Forms and Templates page.
  • 07-27-18 The Environmental Management Office has updated the sample Air Quality Conformity Analysis Cover Letter on the SER Forms and Templates page. The sample letter includes the 2015 Quantitative Hot-spot Analysis Guidance and current FHWA contacts.

View updates by SER sections

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Volume 1 - General

Volume 2 - Cultural

Volume 3 - Biological Resources

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Volume 4 - Community Impact Assessment

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Volume 5 - Coastal Requirements

No updates at this time.

Stormwater

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Emergency Projects Environmental Process and Requirements

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Other Guidance

  • 09-14-18 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) defined some project type descriptions belonging to 40 CFR 93.126 "Table 2- Exempt Projects" that are exempt from conformity and would not need a PM hot-spot analysis. This information is reflected in the updated Fact Sheet developed by both The Division of Environmental Analysis, Environmental Management Office and the Division of Transportation Planning, Office of Regional Planning that provides clarification on projects exempt from air quality conformity requirements under 23 CFR 93.126 "Table 2-Exempt Projects."

Forms & Templates

  • 08-08-18 The Environmental Management Office is pleased to announce that Chapter 5 of the SER, "Preliminary Environmental Scoping," has been completely revised to incorporate the contents of the PEAR Manual and updated to include the most up-to-date information on PIDs, scoping tools, etc. The PEAR Manual has been retired and all of the PEAR templates and attachments have been moved to the SER Forms and Templates page.
  • 07-27-18 The Environmental Management Office has updated the sample Air Quality Conformity Analysis Cover Letter on the SER Forms and Templates page. The sample letter includes the 2015 Quantitative Hot-spot Analysis Guidance and current FHWA contacts.

Policy Memos

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MOUs/MOAs

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Scoping Tools

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Training on Demand

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Glossary

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ADA

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Contact SER Staff

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Posting History