Although upwards of 50,000 Environmental Assessments (EA) are prepared annually, the focus of the National Environmental Policy Acts (NEPA) Regulations is clearly on defining requirements for preparing environmental impact statements. Surprisingly, until now, there has been no authoritative and comprehensive guide on how to prepare Environmental Assessments (EAs).
Effective Environmental Assessments: How to Manage and Prepare NEPA EAs fills that gap.
Authored by one of the nations leading experts, and recipient of the President's Award for Outstanding Performance by the National Association of Environmental Professionals, the book provides you with de facto direction and best professionals standards for preparing publicly defensible EAs. The result is an indispensable source of practical information. No other book available come close to providing the wealth of information provided in Effective Environmental Assessments: How to Manage and Prepare NEPA EAs.
An Overview of NEPA. General Concepts and Requirements. NEPA's Concept of Environmental Impact Analysis. Determining if an EA or EIS is Required? The Environmental Assessment Process. Writing the Environmental Assessment. Special Topics in Environmental Analysis. The Finding of Nonsignificant Impact. Summary. Appendices.