Program Areas - Environmental Planning & Impact Assessment

Program Manager: Shari Miller (757) 824-2327

Submit a project for Environmental and Safety Review

The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) defines a process which all Federal agencies must undertake to analyze impacts to the human and natural environment resulting from their proposed actions. The steps proceed in the following sequence:

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  1. Proposal of an Action
  2. Development of Alternatives
  3. Public Scoping
  4. Description of Current Environment
  5. Analysis of Environmental Impacts
  6. Public Comment
  7. Issuance of a Decision
  8. Implementation

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The WFF Environmental Office assists in the evaluation of environmental impacts associated with institutional and mission-related projects. We provide the following services:





For a list of projects at Wallops Flight Facility involving NEPA, please visit our documents page.