Handbook RE-6 Revision: Appendix A

On January 13, 2014, the Postal Service™ published a Federal Register notice (79 FR 2102) to modify one categorical exclusion in its regulations at 39 CFR 775.6. The instant notice makes a corresponding revision to the list of categorical exclusions in Appendix A to Handbook RE-6, Facilities Environmental Guide.

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Handbook RE-6, Facilities Environmental Guide

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Appendix A Categorical Exclusions

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[Revise paragraph (8) in its entirety to read as follows:]

Disposal of properties where the size, area, topography, and zoning are similar to existing surrounding properties and/or where current and reasonable anticipated uses are or would be similar to current surrounding uses (e.g., commercial store in a commercial strip, warehouse in an urban complex, office building in downtown area, row house or vacant lot in an urban area).

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These revisions will be published in the next online issue of Handbook RE-6, Facilities Environmental Guide, available on the Postal Service PolicyNet website:

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