Environmental Impact Statements: A Comprehensive Guide to Project and Strategic Planning

May 22, 2000|
Environmental Impact Statements: A Comprehensive Guide to Project and Strategic Planning by Charles H. Eccleston
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One-stop, step-by-step guidance in the "how" of EIS project andstrategic planning

This outstanding guide focuses on the Environmental ImpactStatement (EIS) not merely as a document to be prepared, but as aprocess and framework for the planning of programs and projects. Itpresents state-of-the-art strategies, tools, techniques, andmethodologies for managing EIS projects of any size and emphasizespractical approaches to problems that have traditionally hinderedNational Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance andpractice.

This single, comprehensive volume synthesizes and describes allrelevant guidance and requirements that the EIS document mustsatisfy and illustrates relevant requirements with lessons fromcase law. Employing an incremental, building-block approach todescribe the entire EIS planning process in complete detail, thisindispensable handbook guides readers through each step of theprocess and provides:
* Step-by-step guidance on using the Total Federal Planning (TFP)strategy to reduce time and effort and streamline the entire EISprocess
* A complete EIS checklist to ensure that every item is accountedfor when preparing the statement
* Tools from value engineering theory, TQM, and systems planningfor rendering the early decision-making process more efficient andeffective

Professionals in government, consulting, and the private sector whoseek to master NEPA, beginners and experts alike, will findEnvironmental Impact Statements to be the most economical, helpful,and complete resource available anywhere.
CHARLES H. ECCLESTON is the author of The NEPA Planning Process and the upcoming How to Write Effective Environmental Assessments, both from Wiley.
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Title:Environmental Impact Statements: A Comprehensive Guide to Project and Strategic PlanningFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:368 pages, 9.55 X 6.38 X 0.87 inShipping dimensions:368 pages, 9.55 X 6.38 X 0.87 inPublished:May 22, 2000Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0471358681

ISBN - 13:9780471358688

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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