A Model for Effective Intergovernmental Planning

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by Richard C. Moore,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: High Level Radioactive Waste Management 1991

Abstract: Effective intergovernmental planning processes are essential to the resolution of potential affects created by federal projects. In this paper, two successful planning efforts are described. The common elements of these processes are analyzed to provide a model that can be used for the resolution of impacts from other projects. Management authorities of the entities involved should establish a working group to conduct the intergovernmental planning. The parties must identify issues that can be resolved through intergovernmental planning. Clear management authority and direction to the staff participating the planning process is essential. Issues which cannot be resolved should not be included in the goals of the working group. Funding to support the planning process is essential.

Subject Headings: Radioactive wastes | Materials processing | Industrial wastes | Federal government | Project management | Financing | Radioactive materials |

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