Initial Environmental Examinations (IEE) Assistant

Welcome. This tool provides step-by-step guidance and linked resources to facilitate preparation of USAID Environmental Documentation associated with Reg. 216 (22CRF216). The specific focus is IEEs (Initial Environmental Examinations) and Categorical Exclusions.

Note: This tool assumes that you are preparing documentation for proposed activities. If you are preparing an environmental status report for Title II activities, click here.

Getting Acquainted with Regulation 216 If you are not familiar with USAID's "Reg. 216" Environmental Procedures, you are strongly advised to:
How to use this tool. The tool organizes the environmental documentation preparation process into 5 basic steps:

navigation map for the iee wizard.  Tab to the different steps. Click here to go to the IEE Wizard home page. Click here to get started with the IEE Wizard. Click here to go to Step 1 of the IEE Wizard: List Proposed Activities Click here to go to Step 2 of the IEE Wizard: Do Screening Click here to go to Step 3 of the IEE Wizard: Determine Documentation Required Click here to go to Step 4a of the IEE Wizard: Prepare Documentation. Click here to go to Step 4b of the IEE Wizard: Prepare Documentation: The Categorical Exclusion Request. Click here for the Environmental Status Report Quicklink. Click here to go to Step 5 of the IEE Wizard: Submit Click here to open the Resources Quicklink Click here to go to Step 4b: The Environmental Assessment

This image appears on each page and functions as the tool's navigation bar. Each step is summarized on the next page, Getting Started.

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