Project planning and the environment

We read the article titled "An Industry Can Learn From Past Project Failures" (OGJ, Apr. 24, 2000, p. 37) with much interest because it describes pitfalls commonly encountered in the planning and execution of a complex project. Although we are in agreement with much of Mr. Rothman's account of things that can go awry, we believe certain aspects of project planning and development have not been adequately addressed.We are responsible for permitting sources of air pollution in the state of Delaware and it has been our experience that one area that deserves greater discussion is the importance of environmental considerations. While Mr. Rothman recommends environmental considerations as p...

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