Environmental Impact Statements: Digests

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This database provides detailed abstracts and indexing of the hundreds of environmental impact statements issued each year by the federal government. EIS extracts the key issues from complex government-released environmental impact statements, converting massive documents into concise, readable abstracts. Each entry includes a clear description of the project, sections on positive impact and negative consequences and legal mandates.

Subject coverage includes:

  • Air transportation
  • Defense programs
  • Energy
  • Hazardous substances
  • Land use
  • Parks, refuges and forests
  • Research and development
  • Roads and railroads
  • Urban and social programs
  • Water


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Dates covered

1985 - current.


Government documents.

Type of coverage

Indexing with citations and abstracts.

Print counterpart or
related resources

EIS: Digests of Environmental Impact Statements (ISSN 0364-1074)

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