(1) Whenever it is the lead
agency responsible for preparation of an EIS, the agency may:
(a) request the participation of other governmental agencies which have
special expertise in areas that should be addressed in the EIS;
(b) allocate assignments, as appropriate, for the preparation of the EIS
among other participating agencies; and
(c) coordinate the efforts of all affected agencies.
(2) Whenever participation of the agency is requested by a lead agency, the
agency shall make a good-faith effort to participate in the EIS as
requested, with its expenses for participation in the EIS paid by the lead
agency or other agency collecting the EIS fee if one is collected.