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Executive Order 12141—Independent Water Project Review

June 05, 1979

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and statutes of the United States of America, and in order to provide for an orderly implementation of the independent review of Federal water resource programs and projects, subsections (b) and (c) of Section 1-105 of Executive Order No. 12113 of January 4, 1979, are hereby amended to read as follows:

"(b) After October 1, 1979, an agency shall not submit to the Council, during any calendar quarter, more than one-third of the total reports, proposals, and plans scheduled for review during any one fiscal year.

"(c) The Chairman of the Council, or his designee, shall transmit the results of the impartial technical review to the appropriate agency head The transmittal shall include identification of any specific variations from Council approved procedures and manuals and the steps necessary to bring the plan into conformance. The results of the review shall be transmitted to the agency head within 60 days of the agency's submission of the report, proposal, or plan provided that funds and other resources have been made available for the review.".


The White House,

June 5, 1979.

[Filed with the Office of the Federal Register, 2:56 p.m., June 5, 1979]

Jimmy Carter, Executive Order 12141—Independent Water Project Review Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/249846

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