Most natural resource projects on federal or state lands require projects to
have studies estimating the proposed project's environmental impacts. Examples
of these types of studies are the Federal government's Environmental Impact
Study (EIS) and Environmental Assessment (EA).
During the environmental study period concerned and affected
parties have their greatest opportunity for direct input on the proposed
project. At no other time are natural resource projects subjected to
greater public scrutiny and influence.
Early and Effective Opportunity to Have Public Input and Influence
Legal Hurdle that Project Must Pass Includes Public Comment
Opportunity for Affected Parties to Interact with Government Oversight
Agencies Such as EPA, National Park Service, Forest Service, and BLM and
Studies of many different types of natural resource projects have given
Lookout Mountain Analysis (LMA) a very effective knowledge base with which to
critically evaluate environmental impact statements. Many times these voluminous
documents contain buried gems. LMA knows what to look for and how to use it.
Clarity of Expression
Ability to explain technical scientific and economic terms in everyday
More than 15 years of experience evaluating many types of natural resource
Knowledge of Techniques
Familiarity of typical techniques used to assess economics of