Environmental Impact Assessment: A Practical Guide: A Practical Guide by Betty Marriott

Environmental Impact Assessment: A Practical Guide: A Practical Guide

byBetty Marriott

Hardcover | January 22, 1997

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All the laws, terms, documents, and guidance on environmental impact assessment you need -- in one book!

Anyone who has ever had to wade through volumes of regulations and permit procedures. . .been besieged by confusing jargon and unknown acronyms. . .or otherwise wished there were a clear and reliable guide to the essentials of environmental impact assessment, will applaud this comprehensive and intelligently organized book.

Here, for the first time in one convenient volume, are all the key legislation, terminology, and documents you need to know, as well as invaluable guidance through an array of potential environmental impact study areas. You'll find important information on data sources, agency contacts, laws and permits, methodologies, presentation of results, and other practical issues that will give you the tools to tackle questions such as: Whom do I need to contact? Where do I find information? What should be assessed? Is a permit required? Who issues it? Is there a special processing requirement? What's the best way to summarize my results for productive use?

This book provides numerous examples and a host of useful suggestions throughout, while skillfully interweaving the basic requirements with an understanding of the principles underlying environmental impact assessment. There is also an extensive index for direct access to any topic.

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Title:Environmental Impact Assessment: A Practical Guide: A Practical GuideFormat:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 9.1 × 5.8 × 1.08 inPublished:January 22, 1997Publisher:McGraw-Hill Education

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ISBN - 10:0070404100

ISBN - 13:9780070404106

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Table of Contents

Important Fundamentals.Environmental Documents and Processing.Scoping and Agency Coordination.Development of Alternatives.Land Use and Zoning.Social and Neighborhood Effects.Economic Factors.Relocations.Traffic and Transportation.Section 4(F).Energy.Historic and Archaeological Resources.Visual Resources.Air Quality.Geology and Soils.Environmental Health and Safety.Water Resources.Floodplains and Coastal Areas.Wetlands.Vegetation and Wildlife.Comparative Evaluation.