Public Participation in Environmental Decision-Making: Step-by-Step Tips for Providing Effective Verbal Comments

This booklet provides an introduction to submitting verbal comments at public meetings. Providing verbal comments on proposed government actions (which include not just actions by the government, but also actions it permits or licenses) is a way to influence decisions on issues you care about. In this booklet, you will find an overview of the process for providing public verbal comments and suggested tips and techniques for delivering thorough and convincing comments.

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