- You will be able to explain NEPA's legal and political framework.
- You will be able to identify when there has been a failure to properly document and the misuse of exclusions.
- You will be able to review environmental impact statements.
- You will be able to explain the best ways to avoid the common mistakes when implementing NEPA.
Misunderstanding NEPA's Legal and Political Framework
Forgetting Why NEPA Was Necessary Misunderstanding the Overall NEPA Process Doing Too Much or Too Little Failure to Assess Risks of Noncompliance
Mistakes Using Categorical Exclusions
Misuse of Exclusions Overlooking Extraordinary Circumstances Failure to Properly Document Decisions
Mistakes With Environmental Assessments and Findings of No Significant Impact
Segmenting a Project Into Pieces to Avoid Preparing an EIS Deciding Not to Prepare an EIS Before Preparing an EA Conclusions in FONSI Not Supported by Analysis in EA Failure to Use the Context and Intensity Criteria in an EA Too Much Applicant Control Over EA Preparation Inadequate and Deferred Mitigation
Mistakes With Environmental Impact Statements
Using Improper Baseline for Evaluating Impacts Inadequate Range of Alternatives Inadequate Cumulative Impact Analysis Failure to Evaluate Induced Growth Insufficient Impact Analysis: Bad Data, Old Data and No Data
Insufficient Public Involvement Inadequate Agency Coordination and Integration Failure to Maintain a Complete Administrative Record
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