In 1969, Congress passed the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)' with the objective of causing governmental agencies to consider environmental impact in their decision-making. Questions arose early regarding who had standing to initiate judicial review under the Act, and what the proper scope was for consideration of environmental effects of agency actions.
Carrol, Wayne J.
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