Project Level NEPA Compliance
The following is a list of Business Models and Reports developed between August, 2001 and June, 2003 in order to evaluate the effects of requirements found in environmental laws and the interaction of those laws during the a typical project planning effort at a Ranger District level. They are listed chronologically. The last item is a final summary report and contains information about all of the other phases of the modeling project.
- Reflecting Complexity & Impact of Laws on a USDA Forest Service Project Report Abstract. Documents the initial business modeling of compliance with environmental laws. Prepared in support of the Chief's testimony before the House on the topic of "process gridlock". Authors: BusinessGenetics, IMI. November, 2001. Format: PDF
- Complexity & Impact of Laws - Business HOW Model Graphical representation of how other environmental laws are triggered during the project level NEPA planning process. Developers: Bob Lee, IMI; BusinessGenetics; November, 2001. Format: PDF
- Business Activity Modeling of the CEQ's NEPA Regulations (40 CFR 1500-1508) Graphical representation of business activities derived from NEPA regulations alone. Developers: Edward Boling, CEQ; Bob Lee, IMI; Joe Carbone, EMC; BusinessGenetics, October, 2002. Format: HTML
- Workshop Summary - Business Activity Modeling of the CEQ's NEPA Regulations The final report of the workshops held to develop the CEQ models. Authors: IMI, EMC, BusinessGenetics. October, 2002. Format: PDF
- Project Level NEPA Compliance - Business Activity Model Graphical representation of all the business activities needed to comply with the NEPA statute, NEPA Regulations, and NEPA Handbook. Developers: Bob Lee, Sarah Hall, IMI; BusinessGenetics. June, 2003. Format: HTML
- Business Requirements Modeling of the Project Level NEPA Process Final report on the entire business modeling effort. Authors: Bob Lee, Tom Hoekstra, Matt Turner, IMI; BusinessGenetics. June, 2003. Format: PDF
Human Dimensions (Social Science) Business Model
Human Dimensions (Social Science) Business Model. Author: Business Genetics & Denise Wickwar of the Inventory & Monitoring Institute. Version 1.7 08/01/2001
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