Environmental Impact Assessment Committee Report
ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources
359 ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT 2008 Annual Report1 This report describes selected developments under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and similar state laws requiring agencies to assess the environmental impacts of their own actions and of their permits and approvals for projects by others. I. SPECIAL TOPIC: CLIMATE CHANGE While consensus has emerged that climate change must be addressed in reviews under the NEPA and its state equivalents, agencies are still struggling with how...