AST Facilities - Environmental Reviews
As a federal agency, NSF is required to comply with applicable federal environmental laws, including the National Environmental Policy Act, the National Historic Preservation Act, and the Endangered Species Act, and to comply with regulations for implementing these statutes. NSF considers the impacts of its proposed funding activities on the environment as a part of its decision-making process. See the below links for ongoing and past environmental reviews conducted by NSF's Division of Astronomical Sciences.
Past ReviewsArecibo Observatory Proposed Changes to Operations (2017)