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The Shipley News Article (Vol. 107)
*September 2016 -- Cumulative Effects Analysis for NEPA Documents

The Shipley News Article (Vol. 106)
*June 2016 -- Risk Communication and Public Involvement: Planning and Personnel

The Shipley News Article (Vol. 105)
*September, 2015 -- Expediting NEPA Analysis (reprint)

The Shipley News Article (Vol. 104)
* June, 2015 -- NEPA's Site-specificity Requirement

The Shipley News Article (Vol. 103)
May, 2014 -- Personal Commitment to Successful NEPA Collaboration

The Shipley News Article (Vol. 102)
March, 2014 -- Program-level NEPA Documents and Effects

The Shipley News Article (Vol. 101)
February, 2014 -- Team Collaboration in NEPA

The Shipley News Article (Vol. 100)
October, 2013 -- Efficiently Scoping NEPA Documents: Storyboards!

The Shipley News Article (Vol. 99)
* August, 2013 -- NEPA Efficiencies vs. Austerity Budget Shortcuts

The Shipley News Article (Vol. 98)
June, 2013 -- Telling Your Story

The Shipley News Article (Vol. 97)
May, 2013 -- Spot the NEPA Flaws: a Webinar Exercise

The Shipley News Article (Vol. 96)
April, 2013 -- Using Shipley Group’s Checklist on Document Quality

The Shipley News Article (Vol. 95)
February, 2013 -- Utah’s DMV Website: Quality Design and Good Writing

The Shipley News Article (Vol. 94)
January, 2013 -- Myths about Writing Conventions

The Shipley News Article (Vol. 93)
December, 2012 -- Making Documents Credible

The Shipley News Article (Vol. 92)
October, 2012 -- Quality Standards: A Missing Ingredient in Document Creation

The Shipley News Article (Vol. 91)
August, 2012 -- “Trust but Verify” in NEPA Contracting

The Shipley News Article (Vol. 90)
May, 2012 -- NEPA Efficiencies and EA Length

The Shipley News Article (Vol. 89)
April, 2012 -- Telling a NEPA Story (reprint)

The Shipley News Article (Vol. 88)
March, 2012 -- What Are Your Writing Habits? 

The Shipley News Article (Vol. 87)
February, 2012 -- CEQ Guidance on Timely and Efficient NEPA Compliance

The Shipley News Article (Vol. 86)
January, 2012 -- Managing Information Overload: William Powers' Hamlet's Blackberry

The Shipley News Article (Vol. 85)
December, 2011 -- Reviewing Documents Efficiently

The Shipley News Article (Vol. 84)
October, 2011 -- Expediting NEPA Analysis

The Shipley News Article (Vol. 83)
September, 2011 -- Resource Information and Agency Decisions

The Shipley News (Vol. 82) 
July, 2011-- Shipley Writing Strategies and www.plainlanguage.gov

The Shipley News (Vol. 81) 
June, 2011-- Plain Language and a High-Quality EIS or EA

The Shipley News (Vol. 80) 
May, 2011-- Becoming a Better Writer!

The Shipley News (Vol. 79) 
April, 2011-- Timothy Egan’s The Big Burn: a Bully Read

The Shipley News (Vol. 78) 
January, 2011-- Valid Editorial Suggestions vs. Fussbudgetry

The Shipley News (Vol. 77) 
November, 2010-- Contracting Questions and NEPA Analyses

The Shipley News (Vol. 76) 
October, 2010-- Objectives and NEPA’s Purpose and Need

The Shipley News (Vol. 75) 
September, 2010-- Quality Assurance/Quality Control: Managing Project Documents

The Shipley News (Vol. 74) 
July, 2010-- Risk Questions in NEPA Analysis and Management Actions

The Shipley News (Vol. 73) 
May, 2010-- Leonardo da Vinci and Thinking Techniques for Writers

The Shipley News (Vol. 72) 
April, 2010-- Document Reviews: the Key to Quality

The Shipley News (Vol. 71) 
March, 2010-- Strategies in Writing: Informative Captions for Graphics

The Shipley News (Vol. 70) 
January, 2010-- Managing Complex Projects: Implied Lessons from the Making of Avatar

The Shipley News (Vol. 69) 
November, 2009-- Range of Reasonable Alternatives

The Shipley News (Vol. 68) 
October, 2009-- Discussion: Using the 3 C’s: Cooperation, Coordination, and Collaboration

The Shipley News (Vol. 67) 
August, 2009-- Discussion: Collaboration’s Role in NEPA Compliance

The Shipley News (Vol. 66) 
May, 2009-- Discussion: Review of John Lombard’s Saving Puget Sound: A Conservation Strategy for the 21st Century (Bethesda, Maryland: American Fisheries Society, 2006)

The Shipley News (Vol. 65) 
April, 2009-- Discussion: Expediting NEPA Analyses for the Recovery Act 

The Shipley News (Vol. 64) 
March, 2009-- NEPA Retrospective

The Shipley News (Vol. 63) 
February, 2009-- Discussion: Fatal NEPA Flaws? Shipley Environmental Onsite Staffing and Support.

The Shipley News (Vol. 62) 
January, 2009-- Discussion: Are Private Contractors Making Major Governmental Decisions?

The Shipley News (Vol. 61) 
November, 2008-- Discussion: A NEPA Storyboard Example

The Shipley News (Vol. 60) 
October. 2008-- Discussion: Making Decisions Transparent

The Shipley News (Vol. 59) 
September. 2008-- Discussion: Making On-site Training Count

The Shipley News (Vol. 58) 
August. 2008-- Discussion: Washington State DOT “Tool Kit” and Its Helpful Hints for NEPA Writers

The Shipley News (Vol. 57) 
February. 2008-- Discussion on Power Point: Communication Tool vs. Decision Making Process

The Shipley News (Vol. 56) 
July. 2007-- "Storyboards, Once Again", "Seven Sneaky Sins that Compromise Management Effectiveness "

The Shipley News (Vol. 55) 
June. 2007-- "NEPA Analysis and the “Best Science”

The Shipley News (Vol. 54) 
Jan. 2007-- "Telling a NEPA Story"

The Shipley News (Vol. 53) 
Oct.-Nov. 2006-- "Readability and Comprehensibility as NEPA Minimums"

The Shipley News (Vol. 52) 
* August 2006-- "Prevention of NEPA Documentation Disasters "

The Shipley News (Vol. 51) 
June 2006-- "NEPA's Ambiguous Purpose and Need "

The Shipley News (Vol. 50) 
April 2006-- "Internal and External Costs of NEPA Contracting: The key to being cost effective"

The Shipley News (Vol. 49) 
February 2006-- "Review: The Key to Quality Documents" 

The Shipley News (Vol. 48) 
January 2006-- "Recording NEPA Meetings"

The Shipley News (Vol. 47) 
December 2005-- "Who Rewrites Your Draft Text?"

The Shipley News (Vol. 46) 
October 2005-- "Test Your NEPA Expertise!"

The Shipley News (Vol. 45) 
* August 2005-- "NEPA Project Management: Herding NEPA Cats" 

The Shipley News (Vol. 44) 
July 2005-- "Reviewing the Latest CEQ Guidance on Cumulative Impacts" 

The Shipley News (Vol. 43) 
June 2005-- "Would You Take A Look At This"

The Shipley News (Vol. 42) 
May 2005-- Recent Trends in Cumulative Impact Case Law

The Shipley News (Vol. 41) 
April 2005-- School Myths and Good Business and Technical Writing

The Shipley News (Vol. 40)
March 2005-- Writing Workshops from the Shipley Group Perspective

The Shipley News (Vol. 39)
February 2005-- A Recent Publication on Graphics and Some Application to Graphics in NEPA 

The Shipley News (Vol. 38)
January 2005-- Some Assembly Required

The Shipley News (Vol. 37)
December 2004 -- Numerical Values and Agency Decision Making

The Shipley News (Vol. 36)
November 2004 -- NEPA Indicators as an Agency's Scorecard

The Shipley News (Vol. 35)
October 2004 -- Preparing Usable EISs and EAs

The Shipley News (Vol. 34)
July 2004 -- Making Sound Decisions and NEPA

The Shipley News (Vol. 33)
June 2004 -- NEPA Decisions—Previous and Future

The Shipley News (Vol. 32)
April 2004 -- Fully Disclosing Impacts in NEPA Documentation