COURSE:  WENV 450 Environmental Impact Analysis Process (EIAP) Course

OBJECTIVE:  The objective of this course is for each student to comprehend the legal requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), to know the policy and goals of the Air Force Environmental Impact Analysis Process and to apply procedures to achieve and maintain compliance with both.

DESCRIPTION:  This comprehensive course provides an in-depth understanding of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the associated Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) regulations, AFI 32-7061 (The Environmental Impact Analysis Process), and the associated regulations in 32 CFR 989. Key topics include: developing the Description of Proposed Action and Alternatives (DOPAA), evaluating and predicting environmental impacts from proposed projects and their alternatives, evaluation of cumulative impacts, public involvement and review, and NEPA case studies. Numerous class exercises will enable students to develop the necessary skills to analyze proposed projects, determine the appropriate level of EIAP documentation, prepare CATEX justifications, assist project proponents in developing reasonable project alternatives, prepare environmental assessments (EAs), oversee successful contractor preparation of EAs and Environmental Impact Statements (EISs), and ensure proper level of public participation in the process.

PRIMARY AUDIENCE:  Installation EIAP managers, MAJCOM EIAP Liaisons/Coordinators, members of EIAP interdisciplinary teams, Environmental Program Managers, Public Affairs, project proponents (XP/A5/A8, including those involved in strategic basing), and Legal Counsel (JA).

SECONDARY AUDIENCE:  Contracting Officer, Quality Assurance Evaluator, CE Flight Chiefs, Community Planner, Architects, Design Engineers and Project Managers, SABER Personnel, Real Property Managers, Bioenvironmental and Safety Personnel, Energy Program element personnel, and Contractors supporting installation programs.

GRADE:   Officers: O1-O6; Enlisted: E4-E9; Civilians: GS5-GS14


COURSE CREDIT:  3 CEUs in compliance with IACET standards


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HOW TO APPLY:  Select a date from the list below by clicking the button. (Note: Some courses are offered only once annually). Then click the Apply button.

13-Jun-2016 to 17-Jun-2016 / WPAFB Resident (Registration closes 30-May-2016)



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