Factors influencing line officers’ decisions about National Environmental Policy Act project design and development: Technical Report

This General Technical Report, from the PNW Research Station of the Forest Service, summarizes the findings of in-depth interviews with 12 district rangers on project design and implementation, and the effect of NEPA on those processes. A "Recommendations" section is included with general suggestions - based on the findings from the interviews - for how to managers in the Forest Service can write more accessible NEPA documents and improve the efficiency and outcomes of the NEPA process.          
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MacGregor, Donald G.; Seesholtz, David N. 2008. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-766. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station.