ABSTRACT

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 As

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.