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

Forecasts And Environmental Decision Making

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

By Paul J. Culhane

CRC Press

318 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

Preface -- Environmental Impact Statements and Federal Decisionmaking -- The Evolution of the NEPA Process -- Project Implementation and Sample Selection -- Impact Forecasts: The Contents of EISs -- Project Record Keeping and Other Obstacles to Environmental Audits -- Project Impacts: The Accuracy of Individual Forecasts -- Forecast Accuracy: A Summary -- Systems Analysis or Simplicity? -- Appendix: Research Methods

About the Author

Culhane, Paul J.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI013000
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General
SCI055000
SCIENCE / Physics