(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.