Executive Order 12040—Environmental Evaluation Functions
RELATING TO THE TRANSFER OF CERTAIN ENVIRONMENTAL EVALUATION FUNCTIONS
By virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws .of the United States of America, including Section 7 of Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 1977 (42 FR 56101 (October 21, 1977) ), and as President of the United States of America, in order to effectuate the transfer .of certain environmental quality functions, it is hereby ordered as follows:
SECTION 1. The transfer, provided by Section 5E of Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 1977 (42 FR 56101), of those functions relating to the evaluation provided for by Section 11 of the Federal Nonnuclear Energy Research and Development Act of 1974 (88 Stat. 1878, 42 U.S.C. 5910), from the Council on Environmental Quality and the Office of Environmental Quality to the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency shall be effective February 26, 1978.
SEC. 2. The Director of the Office of Management and Budget shall make such determinations, issue such orders, and take all actions necessary or appropriate to effectuate the transfer of functions provided in this Order, including the transfer of funds, personnel and positions, property, records, and other items related to the functions transferred.
The White House,
February 24, 1978.
[Filed with the Office of the Federal Register, 5:13 p.m., February 24, 1978]
Jimmy Carter, Executive Order 12040—Environmental Evaluation Functions Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/244525