1st Edition

Forecasts And Environmental Decision Making
The Content And Predictive Accuracy Of Environmental Impact Statements

ISBN 9780367005979
Published May 7, 2019 by CRC Press
316 Pages

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Book 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?

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