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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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Public comments will be accepted for the land bureau's latest supplemental findings and overall draft environmental impact statement until Jan.
Data on the corporate environmental impact will be one of the best sources for investors to measure related investment risks.
TMC officials for the most part used their rebuttal period Wednesday to reassure planners that the Soledad Canyon mining project would meet all federal and local regulations to protect occupational and residential health, traffic, air and water quality, but also revealed additional measures they would take to mitigate environmental impacts.
City Planner Jeff Lambert later cited numerous inadequacies and examples of outdated information included in Transit Mixed Concrete's environmental impact report.
The release of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement follows two positive reports from the Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board and the Department of Energy that also found that the Cape Wind project would produce important energy, environmental and economic benefits for the region.
United Airlines won Airport Commission approval Tuesday for a 23-year lease at LAX after guaranteeing that its subcontractors will comply with the city's ``living wage'' ordinance, but its plans for expansion of cargo operations ran into environmental impact questions that delayed action.
The process to develop the draft environmental impact report (EIR/EIS) spanned 30 months and included participation of local, state and federal transportation officials, elected leaders, environmental agencies and the general public.
Allocate $50,000 to hire lobbyists, scientists and legal specialists to further evaluate the project's environmental impact report.
Twenty-two Los Angeles County cities sought relief from the Court, and in December of 2003, Judge Peterson ruled that the Water Board "abused its discretion" by failing to conduct a cost-benefit analysis and environmental impact study prior to approving the measures, and by failing to conduct an "assimilative capacity" study as required by federal regulations.
The board approved the project March 23 despite criticism of its water supply, environmental impact and contribution to urban sprawl.
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) has mailed out notices that it will begin preparing a draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) to move forward with a proposed wind generating facility.
We're looking for public comment on the possible environmental impacts from the regulatory action so we can address them in the EIR,'' said Todd Thompson, associate water resources control engineer.

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