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Environmental Policy and NEPA: Past, Present, and Future

Edited By: Ray Clark and Larry W Canter

345 pages, Illus, tabs

Saint Lucie Press

Hardback | Dec 1997 | #70579 | ISBN: 1574440721
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This reference is divided into three main sections. Part one covers the historical background and trends of NEPA. Part two addresses current substantive and conceptual issues associated with the environmental impact assessment process. Part three discusses future opportunities including impact on humans, effective public participation in the EIA process and the need for sustainability.


Chapter 1: The Historical Roots of NEPAChapter 2: NEPA: The Rational Approach to ChangeChapter 3: Implementing NEPA: A Non-Technical Political TaskChapter 4: The Rationality and Logic of NEPA RevisitedChapter 5: Basic Purposes and Policies of the NEPA RegulationsChapter 6: The Unfinished Business of National Environmental PolicyChapter 7: What Has NEPA Wrought Abroad Chapter 8: Cumulative Effects and Other Analytical Challenges of NEPAChapter 9: Can NEPA Prevent "Ecological Train Wrecks" Chapter 10: The Case for Continuous Monitoring and Adaptive Management Under NEPAChapter 11: Highlights of NEPA in the CourtsChapter 12: The CEQ NEPA Effectiveness Study: Learning From Our Past and Shaping Our FutureChapter 13: Increasing the Efficiency and Effectiveness of NEPA Through the Use of TechnologyChapter 14: Putting People in the Environment: Principles of Social Impact AssessmentChapter 15: The Missing Link: Effects on Communities, Neighborhoods and IndividualsChapter 16: Public Involvement Under NEPA: Trends and OpportunitiesChapter 17: Alternative Dispute Resolution in the NEPA ProcessChapter 18: Creating a User-Friendly NEPAChapter 19: NEPA and Tribal MattersChapter 20: The Role of NEPA in Sustainable DevelopmentChapter 21: NEPA's Interdisciplinary Mandate: Redirection for SustainabilityChapter 22: Environmental Policy and NEPA: Future Directions

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