Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Final Report to the Legislature on Hawaii's EIS Law

The Report to the Legislature on Hawaii's Environmental Review System, dated January 1, 2010, was posted here.

As discussed in Joint Legislative Committee Will Consider Changes to Hawaii's EIS Law, the report was prepared by the University of Hawaii at the request of the legislature in 2008. The authors will present its findings to the legislature on Friday, January 15, 2010.

[Update: Here is a copy of the presentation shown to the legislature by the authors of the UH EIS Study. Also, here is a Summary of the Environmental Council’s Immediate Needs and Future Goals, submitted to the legislature by Gail Grabowsky, Environmental Council Chair.

To keep up with legislative happenings related to environmental and land use laws, see Legislative Updates. For more on environmental issues, see Environmental Law.

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