Division of Environmental Analysis (DEA)

The Division of Environmental Analysis (DEA) administers Caltrans' responsibilities under federal and state environmental law. The Program develops and maintains Caltrans environmental standards, policies, procedures, and practices that are implemented by the Department's 12 District Environmental Branches. Program staff work with the districts to identify and assess the effects of Caltrans projects on the state's natural and cultural environments, and identify ways to avoid or mitigate those effects.

Hall Environmental Analysis Laboratory

Environmental Analysis Laboratory - Southern Cross …

PESTLE Analysis: Business Environmental Analysis

A PEST analysis is an analysis of the external macro-environment that affects all firms. P.E.S.T. is an acronym for the Political, Economic, Social, and Technological factors of the external macro-environment. Such external factors usually are beyond the firm's control and sometimes present themselves as threats. For this reason, some say that "pest" is an appropriate term for these factors. However, changes in the external environment also create new opportunities and the letters sometimes are rearranged to construct the more optimistic term of STEP analysis.

Geospatial Analysis for Optimization at Environmental …

Many macro-environmental factors are country-specific and a PEST analysis will need to be performed for all countries of interest. The following are examples of some of the factors that might be considered in a PEST analysis.


N.C. DPH: State Lab > Environmental Inorganic Chemistry

The SEFA workbooks allow the user to prepare an environmental footprint analysis as described in EPA's methodology. SEFA provides a spreadsheet-based means to document and process site-specific information from a cleanup project, resulting in metrics that reflect the project's environmental footprint. Information to be input by the user may be gathered from project documents, field records, and other existing resources. Automated calculations within SEFA generate outputs that help the user to determine which cleanup activities are driving the project's environmental footprint, and to adjust project parameters to reduce the footprint.

Master's Program in Environmental Science and Policy

The Division of Environmental Analysis (DEA) administers Caltrans' responsibilities under federal and state environmental law. The Program develops and maintains Caltrans environmental standards, policies, procedures, and practices that are implemented by the Department's 12 District Environmental Branches. Program staff work with the districts to identify and assess the effects of Caltrans projects on the state's natural and cultural environments, and identify ways to avoid or mitigate those effects.

Environmental Testing, Analysis, and Reporting ..

EPA also developed a set of analytical workbooks known as "SEFA" (Spreadsheets for Environmental Footprint Analysis), which assists the user in estimating the footprint metrics established in the methodology. EPA now uses the methodology and SEFA when quantifying a cleanup's environmental footprint; other parties may wish to use the methodology and SEFA for similar efforts on a voluntary basis. EPA's Office of Superfund Remediation and Technology Innovation intends to update the methodology and SEFA periodically to reflect new information; associated updates will be posted on this website.

Environmental Documents - Port of Long Beach - …

May 22, 2013, Web Seminar:
EPA's Methodology for Understanding and Reducing a Project's Environmental Footprint. This seminar discussed the methodology's regulatory framework, summarized the methodology's metrics, and explained the steps of performing an environmental footprint analysis.
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Environmental Express - Metals Digestions, EPA …

October 28, 2014, Web Seminar:
Estimating Environmental Footprints Using SEFA (Spreadsheets for Environmental Footprint Analysis). This seminar provided an overview of SEFA, demonstrated how to use the SEFA workbooks, and highlighted new or expanded features of the August 2014 SEFA update.
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