SMALLVILLE PRAIRIE DEVELOPMENT PROJECT
Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Format

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National Environmental Policy Act of 1969

The National Environmental Protection Act requires federal agencies to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) for major projects. The preparation of an EIS is part of the project planning process to ensure that all environmental concerns are considered. The EIS explains the project's environmental impact, describes measures to reduce or avoid that impact, and tries to resolve environmental conflicts with the public.

In "real life" the government conducts the study. However, bidders on the Smallville prairie development must submit an EIS containing the required elements. A good EIS is objective and provides a framework for the prairie management plan to be submitted by each company.

Consider including some of these items in your ESI as well: