ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT HANDBOOK FOR HIGHWAY SYSTEMS

This report provides a general background for transportation planners on the considerations that should be given to the environmental impact analysis of proposed highways. It contains a description of the major environmental effects, both direct and indirect, resulting from the construction of highway systems. In addition to the general discussion of environmental effects, a section of the report describes the considerations that should be given to impact analysis and statement preparation. The primary emphasis of the report is to describe quantitative analysis techniques for assessing the air and noise impacts of highways.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Argonne National Laboratory

    Energy and Environmental Systems Division, 9700 S Cass Avenue
    Argonne, IL  USA  60439

    Illinois Institute for Environmental Quality

    3300 South Federal
    Chicago, IL  USA  60616
  • Authors:
    • Wolsko, T D
    • Nelson, K E
    • Habegger, L J
  • Publication Date: 1974-6

Media Info

  • Pagination: 142 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00090989
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: ANL/ES-30 Final Rpt.
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 26 1975 12:00AM