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Environmental Review Training - Fort Worth,TX

HUD Fort Worth Regional Office

Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at 8:00 AM - Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at 4:30 PM (CDT)

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Please register to attend a free 2 day training for staff of Participating Jurisdictions in the Fort Worth Regional Office jurisdiction.

 

Environmental Review

July 26 - 27, 2011

Hilton Fort Worth

815 Main Street

Fort Worth, TX 76102

 

July 26, 2011

Check-in: 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Training: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

July 27, 2011

Training: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

 

Capacity is limited and registration is required. Register by July 18 to reserve a space!

 

Training Description
This course provides a comprehensive instruction in the environmental review process, including an overview of the laws and requirements, levels of review and the steps involved in completing an environmental review. Participants will leave the session with an understanding of how these processes work in a practical, step-by-step fashion. This is an intermediate level in-depth course on the environmental review requirements. The course is targeted at a middle range of environmental expertise and is a combination of lecture, exercise and case study.

Who Should Attend
This is an intermediate in-depth course on the environmental requirements. PJ staff are eligible to attend.

Cost
The training and training material is provided free of charge by HUD. Registration is required to attend.

Refreshments
Under HUD's grant agreement, technical assistance providers are not permitted to spend training funds on coffee, refreshments, and meals during training sessions. If you would like these refreshments during the course, please plan to bring them with you or to purchase them at the training facility. Participants are responsible for their own lunch arrangements.

Accommodations
No room blocks have been arranged for this training. The following are hotels located at or near the training site:

Hilton Fort Worth

Holiday Inn Express

TownePlace Suites Fort Worth Downtown

Embassy Suites

Sheraton

Marriott Courtyard

Renaissance Worthington

Ashton Hotel

Omni Hotel Fort Worth

Requests and Questions

For requests and questions, please contact Jazmin Gargoum at jgargoum@icfi.com or (703) 225-2203.

Agenda

July 26, 2011

8:00 am – 8:30 am

Registration

8:30 am – 9:00 am

Welcome and Introductions

9:00 am – 10:15 am

HOME and Environmental Overview

  • Brief Overview of HOME Activities and Terms
  • Overview of NEPA, Part 58 and Related Laws and Authorities
  • Key Environmental Terms
  • Organization of the Manual

10:15 am – 10:30 am

Break

10:30 am – 11:00 am

Environmental Roles and Responsibilities

  • Responsibility Entity
  • Certifying Officer
  • Environmental Review Record

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Environmental Review Procedures

  • Limitations Pending Clearance
  • Aggregation
  • Categories of Environmental Review
  • Acceptable Sources of Documentation

Exercise 1 - Limitations Prior to Environmental Clearance

12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Lunch (on your own)

1:15 pm – 1:45 pm

Exempt Activities

  • Types of Activities
  • Documenting a Determination

Exercise 2 - Initiating the Environmental Review Process

1:45 pm – 2:15 pm

Categorically Excluded Not Subject to 58.5

  • Types of Activities
  • Documenting a Determination

2:15 pm – 2:30 pm

Break

2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Categorically Excluded Subject to 58.5

  • Types of Activities
  • Review and Documentation
  • Release of Funds Process

Exercise 3 - Public Notification and Release of Funds: Part 1

4:30 - 5:30 pm

Review of Day 1 and Adjourn

 

July 27, 2011

8:30 am – 8:45 am

Summary of Day 1, Outstanding Questions, and Day 2 Agenda

8:45 am – 12:00 pm

Environmental Assessments (break around 10:00 am)

  • Types of Activities
  • Completing the EA Format
  • Making a Finding
  • Public Notification Process
  • Release of Funds Process

Exercise 3 - Public Notification and Release of Funds: Part 2
(Break around 10:00 am)

12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Lunch (on your own)

1:15 pm – 2:00 pm

Environmental Assessments (continued)
Exercise 4 - Environmental Assessments

2:00 pm – 2:15 pm

Break

2:15 pm – 2:45 pm

Environmental Assessments (continued)
Exercise 5 - Appropriate Level of Review

2:45 pm – 4:00 pm

Other Environmental Guidance

  • Projects in Process
  • Emergency Actions
  • Tiered Reviews
  • Other Environmental Documents and Partnerships
  • Public Notification and Release of Funds

4:00 pm – 4:15 pm

Program Administration and Monitoring

4:15 pm – 4:30 pm

Wrap-Up and Adjourn

Have questions about Environmental Review Training - Fort Worth,TX? Contact HUD Fort Worth Regional Office

When & Where


Fort Worth Hilton
815 Main Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at 8:00 AM - Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at 4:30 PM (CDT)


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