National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) from the US Forest Service

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:Policy:US National Policy, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Wildfires, Environmental Science:Forest Resources:Logging
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection
Special Interest: Hazards
Environmental Policy:
Theme: Teach the EarthIncorporating Societal IssuesPublic Policy, Hazards, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science