THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
National Research Council
Division on Earth and Life Studies
Water Science and Technology Board
Committee on Improving Principles and Guidelines for Federal Water Resources Project Planning
A Review of the Proposed Revisions to the Federal Principles and
Guidelines Water Resources Planning Document
Evaluates possible modifications offered by the White House Council on Environmental Quality to the federal “Principles and Guidelines,” a 1983 document that provides guidance for federal water resources project planning.
These series of briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on December 2, 2010 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.