Advanced NEPA Workshops

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About NEPA Workshops


The target audience for this workshop would include experienced NEPA planners, managers, decision-makers, environmental engineers/scientists/ specialists, consultants, regulators, applicants, and attorneys who require an in-depth understanding of NEPA law, policy, and project management within their area of environmental expertise, especially those who serve on NEPA interdisciplinary teams, work with NEPA planners, or those who review/edit NEPA documents. This workshop will also benefit those professionals who work in related natural resource disciplines who work with federal land management or real estate transactions, federal agency projects or permitting, and transportation or other infrastructure projects with a NEPA review component.

Public Materials:

Thank you to our Advanced NEPA Workshop Committee!

Marie Campbell, Michael Drummond, Pam Hudson, Lisa Mahoney, Chuck Nicholson, Michelle Rau, Michael Smith, Laura Thorne, and Fred Wagner 

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Dates & Time

  • May 16, 2022 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time | In-Person
  • September 14, 2022 | 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Pacific Time | Virtual
  • November 9, 2022 | 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Mountain Time | Virtual 
  • December 7, 2022 | 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Hawaii Time | Virtual 

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Pricing & Registration

  • NAEP Member: $225
  • Non-Member Government: $275
  • Non-Member Chapter-Only Member: $315
  • Non-Member: $350
Register for December 7, 2022

Based on the schedule of topics and to enhance engagement during the workshop,
we are asking in the registration form to provide any questions you would like answered by the presenters. 

Workshop Session Outline 

For a general overview of what will be covered in each workshop, please see the sample agenda below. Topic order for each workshop will vary pending speaker availability and will be sent out in the Know Before You Go email. The time will be the same for each workshop and will correspond to the time zone for each workshop. 

*Session outline subject to change based on speaker availability. 





Introduction by Moderator

Marie CampbellSapphos Environmental, Inc.

8:00 AM – 8:30 AM

Topic 1: Best Practices for NEPA Implementation in a Dynamic Regulatory Environment

Ted Boling, Perkins Coie LLP (former Counsel and Associate Director for NEPA at the Council on Environmental Quality)
Michael Drummond

8:30 AM – 9:30 AM


9:30 AM – 9:45 AM

Topic 2: Tailoring Stakeholder Identification and Engagement 

Michele Rau, Jacobs Engineering 

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM 


10:45 AM – 11:00 AM

Topic 3: Environmental Justice

Fred Wagner
Emily Gulick

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM 


12:00 PM – 1:00 PM



Topic 4: GHG Guidance and Climate Resiliency

Rich Walter
Michael Hendrix

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM


2:00 PM – 2:15 PM

Topic 5: Evaluation of Indirect and Cumulative Effects 

Michael Smith
Pam Hudson

2:15 PM – 3:15 PM 


3:15 PM – 3:30 PM

Topic 6: New and Emerging Trends in Impact Analysis 

Chuck Nicholson
Pam Hudson

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM



 4:30 PM 

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Workshop Materials

May 2022 Workshop Materials
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Thank you to all who attended our 2021 Virtual Advanced NEPA Workshop Series!

Presentation recordings are available for all workshop attendees, and those who were not able to attend will have the ability to purchase these recordings soon.

View 2021 Recordings

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