Record of Decision

A Record of Decision (ROD) in the United States is the formal decision document which is recorded for the public.


In the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the Record of Decision (ROD) is a public document that explains the remediation plan for the clean up a Superfund site.

Federal Highway AdministrationEdit

An ROD issued by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) signals formal federal approval of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) or Environmental Assessment (EA) concerning a proposed highway project. The ROD authorizes the respective state transportation agency to proceed with design, land acquisition, and construction based on the availability of funds.

Federal RegisterEdit

The ROD is announced in a Notice of Availability (NOA) in the US Government daily journal the Federal Register.

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