Forecasts And Environmental Decision Making: The Content And Predictive Accuracy Of Environmental Impact Statements, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Forecasts And Environmental Decision Making

The Content And Predictive Accuracy Of Environmental Impact Statements, 1st Edition

By Paul J. Culhane

CRC Press

306 pages

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Description

This book evaluates the predictive accuracy of the forecasts in a sample of federal environmental impact statements. It examines a major federal attempt to impose rationalistic reforms on government decision makers and the first view of National Environmental Policy Act reforms.

Table of Contents

1. Environmental Impact Statements and Federal Decisionmaking 2. The Evolution of the NEPA Process 3. Project Implementation and Sample Selection 4. Impact Forecasts: The Contents of EISs 5. Project Record Keeping and Other Obstacles to Environmental Audits 6. Project Impacts: The Accuracy of Individual Forecasts 7. Forecast Accuracy: A Summary 8. Systems Analysis or Simplicity?

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI055000
SCIENCE / Physics