Learn how to integrate environmental permitting and consultation requirements for projects subject to CEQA and NEPA. These acts affect natural or cultural resources, therefore many projects that are subject to CEQA and NEPA also require compliance with other major state and federal environmental laws. To obtain timely and cost-effective project approvals, CEQA/NEPA lead agencies and project applicants must navigate a complex permitting and consultation maze, including regulation of wetlands, endangered species and historic resources.
Receive an organized and proven 10-step strategy to:
- Understand procedural and substantive requirements of major permitting and consultation programs
- Determine which agencies must be consulted for review and permits
- Integrate various environmental compliance requirements into the environmental process in order to improve the permitting processes
- Reduce the time and cost of preparing environmental documents and implementing projects