Environmental Impact Statements

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The federal government issues hundreds of environmental impact statements each year - and this one resource provides detailed abstracts of all of those statements, also indexing them for easy reference. 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. Major areas of coverage include: Air Transportation, Defense Programs, Energy, Hazardous Substances, Land Use, Parks, Refuges, and Forests, Research and Development, Roads and Railroads, Urban and Social Programs and Water.


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Dates covered

1985 - current.

Updating frequency

Bimonthly, with approximately 150 new records added.


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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