State Environmental Impact Report (SEIR) and Project Environmental Impact Report (PEIR) Training

This page provides links to several training opportunities provided by the Office of Environmental Management related to developing SEIRs and PEIRs. This includes a general guidance webinar, recordings from a class provided to Florida's Turnpike Enterprise detailing the environmental process from the perspective of state-funded projects, and a webinar demonstrating how to use the StateWide Environmental Tracker (SWEPT) to document a SEIR.

 


State Environmental Impact Report (SEIR)/Project Environmental Impact Report (PEIR) Webinar - 5/11/2021 - (Recording)

 

This webinar provided guidance for preparing SEIRs and PEIRs, the environmental documents prepared for state and locally funded projects.

 


Environmental Training for Florida's Turnpike Enterprise

 

On August 25-26, 2020, OEM provided environmental training to the Florida's Turnpike Enterprise. You can find the session videos and presentations by clicking the links below.

Day 1 - August 25, 2020

Links

Presenters

  Opening

Introduction, purpose, expectations, office overview, NEPA assignment

Agenda
PPT | Video

Pete McGilvray
Paul Satchfield
Jason Watts

  Efficient Transportation Decision Making (ETDM)

        ETDM Overview
        Turnpike-specific ETDM Tasks

PPT | Video

Pete McGilvray
Ruth Roaza

  Project Development and Environment (PD&E) Process

  

   Overview of Overall Process

        Part 1, Chapter 4 – Project Development
        Part 2, Chapter 1 – Purpose and Need

 

PPT | Video
PPT | Video

 

Maria Overton

        Part 1, Chapter 10 – NMSA and SEIR

PPT | Video

Christine Haddock

        Part 1, Chapter 15 – Records Retention and Project File

PPT | Video

Pete McGilvray

   PD&E Topic Details

        Part 2, Chapter 2 – Traffic
        Part 2, Chapter 3 – Engineering
        Part 2, Chapter 18 – Noise

 

PPT | Video
PPT | Video
PPT | Video

 

Maria Overton

        Part 2, Chapter 4 – SCE

PPT | Video

Brittany Bianco

        Part 2, Chapter 8 – Archeological and Historic

PPT | Video

Matt Marino

        Natural Resource Evaluations
          - Part 2, Chapter 9 – Wetlands
          - Part 2, Chapter 16 – Species
          - Part 2, Chapter 17 – EFH

PPT | Video

Thu Clark

        Environmental Permitting
          - Part 1, Chapter 12 – Permitting
          - Part 1, Chapter 16 – USCG

PPT | Video

Thu Clark

Day 2 - August 26, 2020

Links

Presenters

  PD&E Topic Details (Continued)

        Part 2, Chapter 11 – Water Resources
        Part 2, Chapter 13 – Floodplains
        Part 2, Chapter 5 – Aesthetics
        Part 2, Chapter 19 – Air
        Part 2, Chapter 20 – Contamination
        Part 2, Chapter 21 – Utilities

 

PPT | Video
PPT | Video
PPT | Video
PPT | Video
PPT | Video
PPT | Video

 

Mike Pennington

        Part 2, Chapter 23 – ARC
        Part 1, Chapter 13 – Re-evaluations

PPT | Video
PPT | Video

Christine Haddock

  StateWide Environmental Tracker (SWEPT)

        Using SWEPT - Overview

 

PPT | Video

 

Pete McGilvray

       SWEPT Demonstrations
         - General Navigation
         - Non-Major State Actions
         - New SEIR Tool (In Testing)

Video

Ruth Roaza

  Public Involvement in PD&E

      Part 1, Chapter 11 – Public Involvement

 

PPT | Video

 

Rusty Ennemoser

  Advanced Topics

        Development of Scope and Staff Hours
          - Scoping Tool
        Transitioning from PD&E to Design

 

PPT | Video

 

Maria Overton

        Differences between the State and Federal Processes

PPT | Video

Margie Kirby
Katasha Cornwell

        Questions and Answers with Facilitated Discussion

Video

 

 


SWEPT - SEIR Tool Webinar - 11/16/2020

 

This webinar provided more details about using the State Environmental Impact Report tool in SWEPT. View the full webinar (recording | PPT) , or focus on specific agenda topics listed below. Handouts include quick guides for SEIR preparers and approvers.

Looking for other training opportunities? Visit the OEM Environmental Management Training Academy web page.