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Federal Regulation of Land Use. 9/27/11. What is NEPA?. NEPA = National Environmental Protection Policy Act Mandates an environmental assessment of all projects involving federal money or federal permits. What is EIS?. EIS=Environmental impact statement

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Federal regulation of land use

Federal Regulation of Land Use

9/27/11


What is nepa

What is NEPA?

  • NEPA = National Environmental Protection Policy Act

    • Mandates an environmental assessment of all projects involving federal money or federal permits.


What is eis

What is EIS?

  • EIS=Environmental impact statement

    • Developer’s project proposal outlines the scope and purpose of the project, describes environmental context, suggests and analyzes alternatives.


What is an environmental mitigation plan

What is an environmental mitigation plan?

  • A plan stating how it will address the project’s environmental impact.


What is the endangered species act

What is the endangered species act?

  • 1973 law designed to protect species from extinction.


Government interventions remediation

Government Interventions (remediation)?

  • Regulatory taking

  • Bioculture restoration

  • Ecological restoration


What is a regulatory taking

What is a regulatory taking?

  • Government taking over management of land,while not relinquishing the ownership by private property owner.

    • declaration of land as a wetland

    • endangered species habitat

    • unsuitable for mining


What is ecological restoration

What is ecological restoration?

  • The process of repairing damage caused by humans to the biodiversity and dynamics of an ecosystem.


What is bioculture restoration

What is bioculture restoration?

  • Biocultural restoration is a process to integrate human values in ecological restoration to increase long-term restoration success.


What are international categories for public lands

What are International Categories for Public Lands?

  • National Parks

  • Managed Resource Protection Area

  • Habitat/Species Management Areas

  • Strict Nature Reserves and Wilderness Areas

  • Protected Landscapes and Sea Scapes

  • National Monuments


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