Subcommittee on Environmental Process

Agenda for Environmental Process 2020 Annual Meeting Session October 29
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The Environmental Process Subcommittee meets on a monthly basis to discuss environmental regulation, guidance, and other current environmental topics facing practitioners. The subcommittee also operates an online practitioner forum that is updated regularly and hosts searchable peer questions that all members can read and respond to. Working groups for NEPA Assignment and Noise are also included under this subcommittee.
Together, the Committee on Environment & Sustainability (CES) and its four subcommittees monitor and actively participate in the development and consistent interpretation of environmental laws, regulations, and guidance. They provide state DOT expertise and play important roles in the Center for Environmental Excellence by AASHTO and the Environmental Technical Assistance Program (ETAP). In collaboration with the Research Task Force, the Committee and its Subcommittees identify and prioritize environmental/transportation research and support priority research selection and funding.

Environmental Process Membership

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One Federal Decision Project Presentation John Sherrill
Project Coordinator, Bureau of Design and Environment
Illinois DOT
Resilient Transportation 2018: How Caltrans is Adapting  Brenda Powell-Jones
Senior Environmental Planner/Climate Change Policy Advisor
New Jersey Department of Transportation Extreme Weather Asset Management Pilot Study Elkins Green
Director of Environmental Resources

Agenda for Environmental Process 2020 Annual Meeting Session October 29
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An online briefing on NCHRP 25-25/Task 111: Environmental Management System Perspectives for State Departments of Transportation is scheduled for Tuesday, February 26, 2019. To register for the event, send an email to Gary McVoy The briefing is free to all participants.

Additional information on the study can be found here.

Chair: Carissa WatanabeUtah DOT
Vice Chair: Carol Lee Roalkvam, Washington State DOT
Research Coordinator: Daniel BurginOregon DOT
AASHTO Liaison: Melissa Savage Director, Center for Environmental Excellence; Phillip Burgoyne-Allen, Associate Program Manager for Environment and Active Transportation; Jennifer Billo, Program Specialist for Environment