ULC Purple Book Course Description

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT
Control Number: 169
Course Number: 33EIA01A
Length:36
CEUs: 0.0     PDHs: 0.0     LUs: 31.0     PDUs: 0.0     CMs: 0.0     ACE: 0.0     CEHs: 0.0
Purpose:
This course provides students with skills to develop and evaluate information needed to facilitate the preparation of an environmental assessment or an Environmental Impact Statement for work commonly undertaken by the Army Corps of Engineers, such as planning studies, the operation and management actions of Federal projects and the consideration of environmental effects as it relates to permit application procedures administered by the Corps of Engineers.

Description:
This course provides training on the process of environmental impact assessment and how the information developed through this process is used to inform decision making as it pertains to work carried out by the US Army Corps of Engineers. The goal of the environmental impact assessment process is to develop and analyze sufficient information needed to demonstrate compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and other Federal environmental laws such as the Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act and Endangered Species Act, and applicable Executive Orders such as E.O. 12898 on Environmental Justice. The class will emphasize how the impact analysis process facilitates the preparation of an environmental assessment and environmental impact statement.

Prerequisites:
Nominees must be assigned (a) Occupational Series: Selected 0020, 0100, 0400, 0800, and 1300 or by demonstration of special needs related to job responsibilities; (b) Grade: GS-07 or above.

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Sessions: This information is updated nightly and may be up to 24 hours old.
SessionLocationStart DateEnd DateSeats Open
1Huntsville, AL5/18/20205/22/20200
2Davis, CA6/15/20206/19/20200