The study guide to IS 1016 Environmental and Historic Preservation (EHP) Considerations/Compliance for Public Assistance Grants. FEMA’s mission is helping people before, during, and after a disaster. FEMA’s delivery of the Public Assistance Program is authorized by the Stafford Act. As a law, the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief Act provides the foundation for emergency and disaster response, recovery, and mitigation and authorizes the President of the United States to provide Public Assistance funding. Contains correct FEMA IS 1016 answers and course notes. You might be interested in our FEMA IS 253.A Answers Guide, due to it’s relationship with this course.
This course provides an overview of environmental and historic preservation considerations that may affect Public Assistance projects. By the end of the course, State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Applicants and Recipients will have a general understanding of environmental and historic preservation compliance.
- Explain the role of FEMA’s Environmental and Historic Preservation staff in conjunction with the Public Assistance Program.
- Explain the importance of early identification of environmental and historic preservation compliance considerations Applicants may face in the post-incident environment.
- Explain the relationship of environmental and historic preservation considerations in the decision-making process to develop compliant scopes of work.
- Identify key stakeholders and resources that Applicants will coordinate with to ensure compliance with environmental and historic preservation requirements.
FEMA IS 1016 EXAMPLE QUESTIONS
What important information is identified on the Greensheet?
A. Federal and Recipient stakeholders for all disasters in the U.S.
B. Local and Tribal stakeholders relevant to the specific disaster
C. Federal and Recipient stakeholders relevant to the specific disaster
D. Local and Tribal stakeholders for all disasters in the U.S.
Compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act requires FEMA to do the following for every project:
A. Keep project information locked securely in Grants Portal so that Applicant information is protected
B. Help Applicants with each Damage Inventory required throughout the Public Assistance grant life cycle
C. Collect information about the environmental resources that may be present in the area where the action will take place
D. Destroy all information about environmental resources that may negatively impact Public Assistance funded projects
What is a key resource an Applicant can use, along with coordinating with the FEMA Public Assistance Program Delivery Manager, to engage FEMA Environmental and Historic Preservation staff support?
A. A site inspection
B. A Determination Memorandum
C. A Damage Inventory
D. A Greensheet
Work in a floodplain or wetland will always involve:
A. Additional site inspections and damage inventories
B. An application to change the scope of work
C. Environmental and historic preservation concerns
D. Increased project costs and extended project deadlines
All of the following are the Environmental and Historic Preservation program’s core capabilities, except:
A. Create laws, regulations, ordinances, and Executive Orders designed to protect environmental and historic preservation
B. Protect natural and cultural resources and historic properties through appropriate planning, mitigation, response, and recovery actions
C. Preserve, conserve, rehabilitate, and restore natural and cultural resources and historic properties consistent with post-disaster community priorities and best practices
D. Ensure that all restoration activities comply with appropriate environmental and historic preservation laws, regulations, and executive orders
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, National Resources Conservation Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and National Marine Fisheries Service are examples of what type of stakeholder that Applicants will need to coordinate with?
How does FEMA use field engagement to ensure compliance with all applicable environmental and historic preservation laws, statues, regulations, Policy, and Executive Orders?
A. Through meetings, site visits, and consultations with stakeholders
B. By determining and evaluating the effects of the proposed action and alternatives
C. Through analysis of responses to Special Considerations questions
D. By defining the action and ensuring that project information is available to the public
FEMA’s environmental and historic preservation review covers compliance with which law?
A. National Environmental Policy Act
B. Environmental and Historic Executive Order
C. Local Environmental Preservation Regulation
D. Federal Historic Preservation Act
Failure to comply with processes and procedures as outlined in applicable environmental and historic preservation laws can result in:
A. Positive publicity
B. Increased funding
C. Loss of funding
D. Accelerated project schedule
How does FEMA’s environmental and historic preservation program assist Public Assistance Applicants in receiving eligibility for grants?
A. They help Applicants choose contractors that will be able to safely demolish and re-build damaged facilities
B. They supply Applicants with contractors who know how to modify, expand, or mitigate existing facilities
C. They send a letter of recommendation for Applicants to re-apply for Public Assistance if eligibility was previously denied
D. They help Applicants determine how to comply with environmental and historic preservation requirements
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