This article examines the legal background of broad-based environmental assessments and court decisions interpreting the scope, timing and other issues regarding these assessments. The author then explores the use of these broad-based assessments in both the U.S. government and international institutions.
Recommended CitationJon C. Cooper, Broad Programmatic, Policy and Planning Assessments under the National Environmental Policy Act and Similar Devices: A Quiet Revolution in an Approach to Environmental Considerations, 11 Pace Envtl. L. Rev. 89 (1993)
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