Deferral

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USAID environmental procedures require analysis of potential impacts of USAID programs prior to a final decision to provide USAID funding for an action. Under certain situations, such as with Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Contracts, or Leader With Associate Awards, USAID may not have sufficient information for meaningful environmental analysis and therefore a Threshold Decision cannot be reached. This document, in accordance with §216.3(a)(1), provides the required information necessary to issue a deferral of a Threshold Decision. Further, it provides direction to the responsible USAID awarding officer and implementing partners on the steps necessary to complete an Initial Environmental Examination (IEE) and obtain a Threshold Decision prior to implementation of USAID funded activities.This document provides:

(i) an explanation indicating why the IEE cannot be completed; 
(ii) an estimate of the amount of time required to complete the IEE; and 
(iii) a recommendation that a Threshold Decision be deferred until the Initial Environmental Examination is completed. 

Date 
Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 9:00am

Last updated: April 08, 2020