• National Broadband Availability Map

    NTIA received funding from Congress in 2018 to update the National Broadband Availability Map (NBAM) in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Congress directed NTIA to acquire and utilize data from available third-party datasets. NTIA built upon existing partnerships with states and local governments to identify data from state, local and tribal governments, and owners and operators of broadband networks, educational institutions, nonprofits and cooperatives to create the map. Eight “pilot” states – California, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, North Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, and West Virginia are involved in the first phase of the map.

  • Federal Permitting: General Services Administration (GSA)

    GSA is an independent agency established in 1949 to help manage and support the basic functioning of federal agencies. 

  • Federal Permitting: Federal Permitting Improvement Steering Council (FPISC)

    Title 41 of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST-41) created the FPISC in December 2015 to promote greater coordination across the federal government in environmental reviews and authorizations for large, complex, or significant infrastructure projects that likely have environmental impacts. 

  • Federal Permitting: Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

    The FCC regulates interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories.

  • Federal Permitting: Department of Transportation (DOT)

    DOT ensures our Nation has the safest, most efficient and modern transportation system in the world, which improves the quality of life for all American people and communities, from rural to urban, and increases the productivity and competitiveness of American workers and businesses.

  • Federal Permitting: Department of the Interior (DOI)

    DOI protects and manages a significant portion of the Nation’s natural resources and cultural heritage; provides scientific and other information about those resources; and honors its trust responsibilities or special commitments to American Indians, Alaska Natives, and affiliated Island Communities.

  • Federal Permitting: Department of Defense (DOD)

    DOD is the United States’ oldest and largest government agency, providing the military forces needed to deter war and to protect the security of the country

  • Federal Permitting: Department of Agriculture (USDA)

    USDA provides leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development, nutrition, and related issues based on sound public policy, the best available science, and efficient management.

  • Federal Permitting: Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ)

    CEQ coordinates federal environmental efforts and works closely with agencies and other White House offices in the development of environmental policies and initiatives.