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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The aim of the Environmental Impact Assessment Directive is to ensure that projects which are likely to have a significant effect on the environment are adequately assessed before they are approved.
According to Bulgarian legislation transposing the Directive, only procedures for production of oil and gas require an environmental impact assessment, and not those for exploration.
Land voluntarily entered into environmental initiatives in the past can now be caught by the EU Environmental Impact Assessment and denied the right to return to productive farming.
The assembly's direction that this is not an Environmental Impact Assessment development means the application can now be determined.
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Theory and practice of transboundary environmental impact assessment.
The Environmental Impact Assessment (Agriculture) (England) Regulations 2006 will boost Defra's efforts to save and enhance the countryside alongside measures such as agri-environment schemes, Sites of Special Scientific Interest and existing laws to protect habitats and landscapes.
Environmental Impact Assessment specialists at Aberystwyth University have spent 15 months probing possible solutions to the growing problem of nuclear waste.
Contract notice: Environmental impact assessment - rural area.
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