AFE 2021: Permitting 101 – How to Understand Government Permits and How to be an Effective Commenter
March 31 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
The government – the feds, the state, maybe even your locality – issues a bewildering variety of permits. Some may authorize a project you hate; others may put roadblocks in the way of a project you love. Others are just confusing. This session will give you a method to think about and understand them. It will also make you a better commenter – a better participant in what your government does. The session is intended to help individuals, tribes, and others write comments and understand the bewildering array of permits and actions the government throws at them. It particularly focuses on state and federal natural resource and land use authorizations.