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Training

  • Policy & Regulations

  • National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA): Writing the Perfect EA/FONSI, or EIS

    National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA): Writing the Perfect EA/FONSI, or EIS

    This training course will present the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) practitioner with a set of practical skills for preparing either an Environmental Assessment (EA) / Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) or Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and includes all the required content, as well as practical skills for safely leaving out unnecessary content. NEPA lessons will come from various project examples. Major themes include: how to...

  • Model Toxics Control Act: An Introduction

    Model Toxics Control Act: An Introduction

    The objective of this one day workshop is to introduce environmental consultants, federal, state and local government staff, and members of the general public to Washington's Model Toxics Control Act (WAC 173-340). This workshop will provide an overview of the MTCA administrative requirements and associated cleanup standards. Participants will also learn the MTCA remedy selection process and public involvement requirements. Both instructors have a deep...

  • Model Toxics Control Act: Establishing Soil, Groundwater, and Surface Water Cleanup

    Model Toxics Control Act: Establishing Soil, Groundwater, and Surface Water Cleanup

    This course provides attendees with an in-depth understanding of the procedures for establishing cleanup levels and points of compliance under the Model Toxics Control Act (WAC 173-340). The course covers procedures for establishing cleanup levels using Methods A, B, and C for groundwater, surface water and soil, as well as an overview of recent rule revisions related to dioxins/furans, PCBs, and carcinogenic PAHs. Additionally, the terrestrial...

  • Introduction to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)

    Introduction to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)

    This workshop provides an applied overview of the California Environmental Quality Act, with an emphasis on the process and technical requirements of an environmental impact assessment. The course will begin with a brief background on environmental impact assessment in the U.S. and of CEQA's regulatory context, followed by an overview of various approaches used in scoping and preparing environmental impact assessments under CEQA. Students will examine...

  • Advanced NEPA-Taking the National Environmental Policy Act to the Next Level

    Advanced NEPA-Taking the National Environmental Policy Act to the Next Level

    You’ve been to training on the basics, the fundamentals, the essentials, the step-by-step. You’ve been to refreshers and updates. It’s time to take the National Environmental Policy Act to the next level – Advanced NEPA. NEPA is often criticized for costing too much, taking too long, and accomplishing too little. If you have any role in the NEPA process, you have a stake in the answers discussed in this seminar. You are encouraged to bring...

  • NWETC - Writing Policies and Procedures-April 19-20, 2016

    NWETC - Writing Policies and Procedures-April 19-20, 2016

    Clear, concise, and current policies and procedures save time and money, reduce confusion and liability, and stabilize staff action despite turnover. In this two-day workshop, any staff member will learn to write rules and directions that people can understand and use. The course prepares participants to think through policies and procedures, task outlines more effectively, and write them in a more readable style. Come learn the most popular format for...