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Register Today: NEPA Training for HUD Practitioners - Kansas City, MO - April 2-4, 2019

March 07, 2019 Print ShareThis

Training Overview

This solutions-focused course teaches the practical application of HUD requirements that implement the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and related federal environmental authorities dealing with:

  • Historic properties
  • Floodplain management
  • Contamination/toxics
  • Wetlands protection
  • Noise control
  • Environmental justice
  • Explosive hazards and more

We will work through common compliance scenarios using examples and class participation to evaluate and mitigate environmental impacts. We will also demonstrate how to use a variety of online compliance tools.

Training Agenda

Training Prerequisite

Web-Based Instructional System for Environmental Review (WISER)

The training builds on a basic understanding of HUD environmental rules. For this reason, all registrants (regardless of prior experience and training attendance) must complete the free, self-paced online training tool, WISER, located on the HUD Exchange. Each module in WISER has a “Completion Quiz” that must be finished before attending the training. WISER contains 14 modules in total (15 for HUD staff), each taking 1-2 hours to complete. HUD staff must take “Getting Started: Part 50” but it is optional for non-HUD staff.

Who Should Attend?

The training is open to Region 7 and Region 8 state, tribal, and local government staff, HUD staff, as well as planning agencies, grant administrators, public housing authorities, and consultants who prepare NEPA environmental reviews for HUD-assisted projects.

Location

National Weather Service Training Center
7220 NW 101st Terrace
Kansas City, MO 64153

The facility is near the Kansas City International Airport.

Schedule

April 2, 2019 , 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM CST
April 3, 2019 , 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM CST
April 4, 2019 , 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM CST

Registrants are expected to attend the entire training. Please plan your travel so you attend the full training.

Registration Information

Registration closes at the end of the day on March 20, 2019.

Register for the NEPA Training for HUD Practitioners. Complete these fields in the registration:

  • Position/Title
  • Organization
  • Address
  • Phone

Other mandatory fields are shown in the online registration.

Attendance is limited to two (2) people per organization. All prospective attendees, including HUD staff, must register. If the class is full, you will be added to a wait list. If your plans change, you can use the same registration link to cancel your registration. The training is provided without charge. Attendees are responsible for their own travel costs (accommodations, transportation, meals and incidentals) and travel arrangements. No hotel is connected to or associated with the training facility, but plenty of hotels are nearby.

Tags: Environmental Review