AUGUST 3, 2016 - COHEN NEPA SUMMIT SUMMARY REPORT
The August 3 webinar will summarize the dialogue and proposed results of the Cohen National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Summit and related sessions held at the National Conference, including key themes that resulted from input provided by Summit participants. The panel will discuss the challenges posed by the current organizational structure in most federal agencies in relation to the consideration of the environment in the decision-making process. The panel will provide an overview of recommendations that have been identified for addressing staffing and training needs in key federal agencies. The panel will also explore the successful use of NEPA to solve environmental issues and blend environmental goals with social, economic, security, and other needs that occurs when senior managers take a leadership role in the environmental review process. The speakers will be Ted Boling, Associate Director for NEPA, Council on Environmental Quality, Shannon Stewart, Principal Technical Associate, ESA and NAEP Board Member and Fred R. Wagner, Principal, Beveridge & Diamond. The moderator will be Ray Clark, President, RiverCrossing Strategies. The webinar is moderated by Ray Clark, President, RiverCrossing Strategies.
When: Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Where: DOWL Offices (4041 B Street, Anchorage)
Cost: FREE for AAEP members; $10 for non-members. Reservations are not needed.
This is a group event; additional web or phone connections are not available. Separate connections are available for additional charge at www.naep.org.
Future AAEP events:
Thursday, September 22, 2016: Brown Bag Speaker Series. USACE’s New Methodology for Assessing Functional Gains and Losses for Permittee Responsible Compensatory Mitigation and Calculating Compensatory Mitigation Credits and Debits for Third Party Mitigation Providers in the Alaska District given by Sheila Newman, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Alaska District Special Actions Branch Chief.
Thursday, September 29, 2016: Fall AAEP NetworkingHappy Hour. Details coming soon!
Location of Our Regular Meetings: BP Energy Center, Anchorage, Alaska
Alaska Association of Environmental Professionals
Location of Webinars:
DOWL Offices, 4041 B St., Anchorage, Alaska