Renee CriquiSr. Program Administrator785-368-3711
The City of Topeka’s Department of Neighborhood Relations (NR) Environmental Review process is federally mandated by the Housing and Urban Development Department (HUD). The City acts on behalf of HUD to ensure compliance with the National
Environmental Policy Act of 1969, and follows the procedures outlined in 24 CFR part 58. The objective of the review process is to ensure that due diligence has been undertaken in identifying potential environmental impacts associated with projects that use HUD funds. Both beneficial and adverse impacts can result from projects. It is the goal of the Department of Neighborhood Relations to eliminate or mitigate adverse impacts.
Here are some examples of beneficial and adverse impacts:
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