Latest National Environmental Policy Act Stories

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.

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...

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.

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.

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.

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