|(a) A permit or other document approving or authorizing an action listed in §281.45 of this title (relating to Actions Subject to Consistency with the Goals and Policies of the Texas Coastal Management Program) shall include a statement providing either a consistency determination or a determination of no adverse effect as follows: (1) Consistency Determination. "The Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission (TNRCC or commission) has reviewed this action for consistency with the goals and policies of the Texas Coastal Management Program (CMP) in accordance with the regulations of the Coastal Coordination Council (CCC) and has determined that the action is consistent with the applicable CMP goals and policies"; or (2) Determination of No Adverse Effect. "The TNRCC has reviewed this action and has found that the action will not adversely affect any applicable coastal natural resource areas (CNRA) identified in the Texas
CMP." (b) The executive director shall review applicable requests and applications for consistency with CMP goals and policies and provide a brief summary of such analysis and other statements and recommendations in the draft permit and technical summary or referral to commission as provided by §281.21 and §281.22 of this title (relating to Draft Permit, Technical Summary, Fact Sheet, and Compliance Summary and Referral to Commission), respectively. (c) For actions that exceed the thresholds for possible referral to the council as provided by §281.46 of this title (relating to Actions Which May Be Referred to the Coastal Coordination Council for Review), a written explanation supporting the determination made under subsection (a) of this section shall be provided in the order, permit, or other written authorization. Such explanation shall describe the basis for the agency's determination, include a description of the action and
its possible impacts on CNRAs, identify the applicable CMP goals and policies, and explain how the action is consistent with such goals and policies or why the action does not adversely affect any CNRAs.