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2011-09-08 15:16:59

Factoring health and related costs into decision making is essential to confronting the nation's health problems and enhancing public well-being, says a new report from the National Research Council, which adds that a health impact assessment (HIA) is a promising tool for use by scientists, communities, and government and private sector policymakers. The report offers guidance to officials in the public and private sectors on conducting HIAs to evaluate public health consequences of proposed...

2011-06-01 12:44:00

DENVER, CO, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Augusta Resource Corporation (TSX/NYSE Amex: AZC) ("Augusta" or the "Company") announces that printed and electronic copies of the preliminary draft Environment Impact Statement ("EIS") have been delivered by the Coronado National Forest to the State of Arizona and local Cooperating Agencies for final review.  The Cooperating Agencies have been mandated with 30 days to provide their final comments on the draft EIS as part of the federal...

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2010-11-30 09:25:00

In an attempt to create jobs, the Obama administration gave "billions of dollars in stimulus money" and "sweeping exemptions from the most basic form of environmental oversight," according to a recent report from the Center for Public Integrity. "The administration has awarded more than 179,000 'categorical exclusions' to stimulus projects funded by federal agencies, freeing those projects from review under the National Environmental Policy Act, or NEPA," Kristen Lombardi and John Solomon...

2010-11-05 11:01:00

FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Army has prepared a Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) for the proposed growth, realignment, and stationing of new and existing Army aviation assets. The proposed action includes the consolidation and reorganization of existing aviation units and the potential establishment of one or more Combat Aviation Brigades (CABs). The proposed action will increase the availability of helicopter assets to meet current...

2010-05-27 16:02:00

BNA and the Association of Climate Change Officers Examine Climate Change Initiatives Across the Country Thursday, June 10, 12:00pm - 1:30pm ET ARLINGTON, Va., May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As federal and state government agencies explore various approaches to regulating climate change and energy, the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and its state counterparts are increasingly playing a key role in the debate. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090105/56509LOGO) A...

2009-01-15 15:05:00

Company to Provide National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Support Services SAN DIEGO and MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAI) today announced it has been awarded a prime contract by The Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) to provide National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) support services. The multiple award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract has a two year base period...

2008-12-10 14:19:00

Endangered Species Act, Clean Air Act, National Environmental Policy Act Impacted WASHINGTON, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A coalition of national environmental groups today urged the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), the agency responsible for overseeing the federal rulemaking process, to stop finalizing rules that would significantly weaken bedrock environmental protections that the agency classifies as not "economically significant." "The issues at hand - environmental...


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