This article continues ICF’s series of quarterly updates about important endangered species actions by the federal government. From June through October 2011, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marine Fisheries Service took notable actions in many states.
This article summarizes the Draft Land-Based Wind Energy Guidelines from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and provides an overview of how they can be implemented by developing an Avian and Bat Protection Plan.
This article summarizes visual resources management for renewable solar electrical energy generation in the California desert.
This article, written by ICF International, summarizes the guidance for developing an Eagle Conservation Plan (ECP) to obtain a permit under the BGEPA.
This article, written by ICF International, discusses some of the challenges in applying the U.S. Federal Plain Language Guidelines to environmental documents and suggests how to follow those guidelines.
This article describes the impact of these results on greenhouse gas emissions and on the ability of state and local government to impose new regulatory fees, including those funding environmental protection programs.
This article discusses the decision and its implications for demolition permits under CEQA.
This article summarizes some of the most important NEPA cases in 2010.
In an effort to assist Federal Agencies in environmental reviews, the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) released final guidance on "Establishing, Applying and Revising Categorical Exclusions under the National Environmental Policy Act [NEPA]."
This article discusses the challenges and opportunities of making the global-local link in the Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area in Colorado.
This article continues ICF’s series of quarterly updates about important endangered species actions by the U.S. Federal Government.
ICF summarizes the key points and goals of draft guidance to clarify how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will identify the waters that are protected by the Clean Water Act.
ICF summarizes the case of Sunnyvale West Neighborhood Assn. v. City of Sunnyvale City Council, 190 Cal.App.4th 1351 (2010), which stands as precedent for California Environmental Quality Act compliance.
ICF discusses the trend of using recycled water programs throughout the country, particularly in drought-prone states, and the critical role public outreach campaigns play in the successful implementation of a recycled water project.
This article presented by ICF continues our series of quarterly updates of important endangered species actions by the U.S. Federal Government.
This article continues our series of quarterly updates of important endangered species actions by the Federal Government.
ICF provides examples that illustrate how linking climate change adaptation and the science of ecological restoration with holistic watershed management practices can help guide restoration efforts in river basins at various scales throughout the world.
This white paper provides a summary of the Sunnyvale case and the Court’s ruling.