NEPA compliance is mandatory for any action having a federal nexus (i.e. authorized, funded, or carried out by a federal agency).
DIPS NEPA course is designed to help professionals effectively draft/complete the three associated NEPA documents. The NEPA course is a 32-hour (4-day) course intended to provide a confident foundation for the student and will provide the student a clear understanding of ways in which the process is executed and decided on by federal agencies.
The course focus areas include Categorical Exclusions (CE), Environmental Assessments (EA), and Environmental Impact Statements (EIS). The course will also offer a session on special transportation NEPA documentation processes for the respective state in which the training is held.
The course includes practical exercises that provide hands on opportunities to develop a Purpose & Need, Project Description for the Proposed Action, Environmental Setting and Environmental Consequences and Cumulative Impacts. This course will also illustrate the coordination process with other federal laws and agencies. View Course Fliers for additional Information.
Summarily, the student will:
We offer three courses that support NEPA compliance (Process and Documentation, Reviewing NEPA Documents, and Managing NEPA Teams and Documents).