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Advanced Seminar on Transportation Project Development: Navigating the NEPA Maze

PROGRAM AREA: Environment
COURSE NUMBER: FHWA-NHI-142055
Instructor-led Training (ILT)Instructor-led Training (ILT)
Calendar Year
Length
CEU
Host Price
2014
3 Days
1.8 Units
$600 Per Participant

TRAINING LEVEL: Accomplished

CLASS SIZE: Minimum: 20 Maximum: 30

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Building upon demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the NEPA project development process, this advanced training provides practical tools and approaches to successfully resolve complex environmental issues and challenges. Designed in seminar format, this training is highly interactive and guides participants through the NEPA decisionmaking process, pointing out potential pitfalls and providing the skills and knowledge to apply critical thinking to reach defensible decisions.

OUTCOMES:

Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Manage and deliver projects and programs more effectively
  • Apply tools and techniques to their jobs
  • Apply principles of environmental stewardship and streamlining to complex projects
  • Employ integrated coordination of related laws and regulations, as well as coordination among all stakeholders
  • Identify strategies to manage controversial projects
  • Formulate solutions to complex environmental challenges
  • Apply lessons learned from relevant case law
  • Build a defensible administrative record
  • Identify solutions to emerging issues

TARGET AUDIENCE:

Experienced environmental practitioners and project development managers (i.e. planning, design, legal, and technical specialists) involved in the NEPA and transportation decisionmaking process. We encourage a mix of experienced staff from FHWA, State DOTs, resource and permitting agencies, and local governments, as well as consultants.

If you have questions about this NHI training, please contact NHI at nhicustomerservice@dot.gov or 877.558.6873.


142055 SESSION INFORMATION:

Start Date: 4/23/2014
End Date: 4/25/2014
Location: PHOENIX, AZ
Local Coordinator: Mayher Rebecca (602) 712-4252
Availability:
No Public Seats Available
 
Please contact the Local Coordinator to enroll in this session.
 
0 FHWA Seats
 
Start Date: 5/20/2014
End Date: 5/22/2014
Location: MADISON, WI
Local Coordinator: Janet Nodorft (608) 267-7360
Availability:
No Public Seats Available
 
Please contact the Local Coordinator to enroll in this session.
 
0 FHWA Seats
 
Start Date: 6/30/2014
End Date: 7/02/2014
Location: NEWINGTON, CT
Local Coordinator: Susan Baillargeon (860) 594-3600
Availability:
No Public Seats Available
 
Please contact the Local Coordinator to enroll in this session.
 
3 FHWA Seats
 

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Host this Course

The National Highway Institute (NHI) has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, NHI has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of their Authorized Provider status, NHI is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

 

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