OHIO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
The Ohio Department of Transportation, Office of Environmental Services (ODOT-OES), provides a one-week training course on the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) as implemented by ODOT. The course covers the basis of NEPA and the implementing regulations of the Federal Highway Administration. Guest speakers from ODOT-OES present on specifics topics, such as ecological, permitting, and document preparation. L&A serves as the primary instructor, providing continuity throughout the week and encouraging class discussion on the project management and NEPA documentation implications of each topic. L&A regularly presents on topics such as Purpose and Need, Indirect and Cumulative effects, Environmental Justice and the preparation of Environmental Assessments (EA) and Environmental Impact Statements (EIS).