environmental impact assessment

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environmental impact assessment

an assessment of the environmental impact of a proposed INVESTMENT project such as a new road or by-pass to determine the extent of any POLLUTION effects and destruction of natural habitats. Government authorities in the European Union are now required to undertake an environmental impact assessment of a proposed public investment project. See COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS.
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MVEIRB (Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board).
He argues that conventional environmental impact reviews fail desperately by not considering the impact of not building new homes.
The author has long been involved in SEQRA issues and litigation, and is co-author of Environmental Impact Review in New York (Matthew Bender), a legal text devoted to SEQRA, as well as other books and articles, including the annual Syracuse Law Review Survey article on environmental law.
Although the Defense Department requires an environmental impact review of missions beforehand, compliance may be rudimentary at best.
Just as every new construction project must undergo an environmental impact review, law enforcement personnel could conduct a security review as another part of the design process.
Gerrard also serves as general editor for Matthew Bender's Environmental Law Practice Guide and Environmental Law in New York as well as co-author for the company's Environmental Impact Review in New York.
Under the National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA), actions of federal and non-federal agencies that use federal funds or require federal approvals are subject to an environmental impact review.
Following completion of an extensive environmental impact review Vantage received California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) approval from the city of Santa Clara to deploy the entire 50MW of power available from its redundant electrical sub-station infrastructure.
The White House Council started a pilot programme to obtain Environmental Impact Review for the NEC high-speed rail project in January 2012.
has filed the Developer's Assessment Report (DAR) with the Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board for mining of the Jay kimberlite pipe at its Ekati diamond operations in Canada's Northwest Territories.
A review of the project by the Environmental Impact Review Board (EIRB) examined the interactions of the construction, use, and weathering of the ITH and their potential impacts on the landscape, underlying permafrost, thousands of water bodies and their inhabitants, and migratory wildlife.
TSE:AVL) (NYSE-MKT:AVL) ("Avalon" or the "Company") is pleased to report that the Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board ("MVEIRB") has completed its Report of Environmental Assessment (the "EA Report") and has recommended approval of the Company's Nechalacho Rare Earth Elements Project, Thor Lake, Northwest Territories (the "Project").

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