Ecosystem Management Coordination , USDA Forest Service
Federal legislation enacted in 1970 requires that government agencies consider the environmental costs of their actions through a process of environmental impact statements and public comment. This site describes the Forest Service's policy, practice and procedure regarding the National Environmental Policy Act. Links to the actual directives, categorical exclusions, cooperating agencies, considerations of cumulative effects and decision protocol are provided, as well as various reports and references.
Subject: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Wildfires, Environmental Science:Policy:US National Policy, Environmental Science:Forest Resources:Logging Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection Special Interest: Hazards Theme: Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Hazards, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Public Policy Environmental Policy: US National Policy
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