Although upwards of 50,000 environmental assessments (EAs) are prepared annually-compared to some 500 environmental impact statements (EISs)-the focus of U.S. National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) regulations is on defining requirements for preparing EISs. Written by Charles Eccleston and J. Peyton Doub, who have established themselves among the

chapter 2|12 pages

General concepts and requirements

chapter 3|8 pages

NEPA and environmental impact analysis

chapter 5|22 pages

Environmental assessment process

chapter 6|50 pages

Environmental impact assessment

chapter 7|44 pages

Writing the environmental assessment

chapter 8|26 pages

Assessing signi‡cance

chapter 9|16 pages

Finding of no signi‡cant impacts

chapter 10|34 pages

An overview of NEPA law and litigation

chapter 12|2 pages