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Title: EIS System 1991 
Author: Cook, Carolyn D; Miller, Jacqueline N; Rappa, Peter J
Date: 1991-07
Publisher: Environmental Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Citation: Rappa PJ, Miller JN, Cook CD. 1991. EIS System 1991 - administrative aspects of the Hawaii state EIS system. Honolulu (HI): Environmental Center, University of Hawaii.
Abstract: The state's Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) system is a process by which physical and social environmental information concerning a proposed action is compiled so that these factors, along with traditional economic considerations, can be incorporated into government decision making. The various steps that make up the process require an expenditure in time and money that ultimately adds cost to a proposed action. The chief benefit of the EIS system is that it will yield better decisions and improve the quality of the physical, natural and social environment. However, a legitimate concern of policy-makers, and to a certain extent developers and the general public, is whether the present system is the best means of collecting and presenting environmental information. Periodic review and evaluation of the EIS system process is a means of addressing that concern. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the information gathering process created by the state's EIS law, chapter 343 HRS, and to make recommendations for improvements if needed.
Sponsorship: Office of Environmental Quality Control, Department of Health, State of Hawaii
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10125/23404
Rights: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States
LC Subject Headings: Environmental impact statements.
Environmental policy--Hawaii.

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A-EIS System 1991 - Table of Contents.pdf 569.6Kb PDF View/Open
B-EIS System 1991 - (I) Introduction.pdf 473.9Kb PDF View/Open
C-EIS System 19 ... ystems of Other States.pdf 843.0Kb PDF View/Open
D-EIS System 19 ... awaii State EIS System.pdf 1.288Mb PDF View/Open
F-EIS System 19 ... iple Screening Process.pdf 2.183Mb PDF View/Open
G-EIS System 1991 - (V) EIS Preparation.pdf 1.396Mb PDF View/Open
H-EIS System 1991 - (VI) Other Relevant Issues.pdf 568.3Kb PDF View/Open
I-EIS System 19 ... ummary and Conclusions.pdf 1.367Mb PDF View/Open
J-EIS System 1991 - Appendices.pdf 3.696Mb PDF View/Open
K-EIS System 1991 - References.pdf 227.4Kb PDF View/Open

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