CSP3121 - Integrating NEPA into FWS Activities

Course CodeCSP3121
Course TitleIntegrating NEPA into FWS Activities
DescriptionTUITION FEES: The Cost To Learner displayed in the Course Details is an approximate amount. Please refer to the 'Class Cost to Learner' displayed in the Class Details for the specific class session you wish to attend. NCTC Standard Tuition fees are scheduled to change beginning October 1, 2012. Additional information is available at the NCTC website.

Note: Tuition is not applicable to FWS, BLM and NPS employees

This course provides instruction regarding the purpose and procedural requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), how NEPA affects the decision-making process involving federal planning and actions, how to structure and review NEPA documents, and how other laws and regulations relate with NEPA. Interactive exercises are included to reinforce lecture sessions.
Objectives:
Explain the purposes and objectives of NEPA, agency NEPA goals, and duty to comment;
Describe the purpose of NEPA documentation and differentiate between a categorical exclusion, an EA and an EIS;
Explain the scoping process and define associated elements including purpose, need, and proposed action;
Summarize how to plan, write and edit environmental documents; Describe the public review process and identify key decision documents;
Describe the agency's review process of environmental documents;
List interrelated review requirements, such as FERC, ESA, FWCA, and others.
Target Audience:
Personnel whose job responsibilities include ensuring their agency is in compliance with NEPA, including review of environmental documents.
Delivery MethodInstructor Led
Instructional Hours36
Credits/CEUs2.0
Non-FWS Fee$995.00
Course Content ContactAMY WING; Phone: 304.876.7482; Email: amy_wing@fws.gov;
Extracted from DOI LEARN on10/25/2014 4:01:25 AM

Schedule:  CSP3121 - Integrating NEPA into FWS Activities