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...natural areas surrounding Skagway, building a highway into the city would violate Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act.That section says the Federal Highway Administration can't pay for a road into a park unless there's...
My Turn: Don't run the bridge over precious wetlands

...hand with the refuge status of this land. And that is a federal law known as 4(f). Congress passed the Department of Transportation Act (Section 4(f)) in the mid-1960s. This law prohibits the use of public park and refuge lands for the...
A bit of reality

...underestimated. Another major permitting process is called 4(f), named after the section of the U.S. Department of Transportation Act of 1966 which establishes it. This is where the FHA gets involved. Under the act, because a second crossing...
My turn: Misconceptions about funding, design of Douglas Crossing need to be cleared up

There is currently before the Assembly a proposal to ask voters to renew, for at least another decade, the one percent temporary sales tax that is due to expire in 2013, and to apply all of those sales tax proceeds to build a fill causeway at Sunny Point. A video presentation of the sponsors' rationale for this project can be found at a webpage created by Brad Fluetsch at
Consultant helps clear up crossing impasse

...requirements. The main federal requirements are National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) regulations, and Department of Transportation Act regulations pertaining to wildlife refuges, also known as "4(f)." "The 4(f) requirements are the...


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