Accession Number:

ADA317769

Title:

Army Leader's Guide to NEPA: National Environmental Policy Act.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

LABAT-ANDERSON INC ARLINGTON VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1991-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

36.0

Abstract:

The National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 NEPA requires Federal officials to analyze potential environmental impacts of proposed actions and alternatives prior to making decisions. The law applied to Army leaders and their activities. NEPA sets forth a national policy for attaining harmony between people and nature, for promoting efforts to eliminate damage to the environment, and for better understanding ecological systems and natural resources. The law establishes the Federal Governments policy to use all practicable means to create and maintain conditions under which people and nature can exist in productive harmony. NEPA is a vehicle to secure national goals of Fulfilling responsibilities as trustees for future generations Assuring safe, healthful, productive surroundings Attaining beneficial uses of the environment Preserving important historic, cultural, and natural aspects of our natural heritage Achieving a balance between population and resources Enhancing the quality of renewable resources and the recycling of depletable resources

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Sociology and Law
  • Environmental Health and Safety

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE