environmental impact statement


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environmental impact statement

A written report containing an analysis of the ecology and general environment of an area, together with projections regarding how that will change during construction of the project and after completion and public usage.These statements were originally required by the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, but only for federal projects. Today, most state and local governments require these statements for all large projects and selected smaller ones.The vast collection of federal environmental impact statements, for projects ranging from Alaska to Antarctica, may be accessed online at the Web site for the Transportation Library of Northwestern University,nucat.library.northwestern.edu.

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We are very pleased that the United States Coast Guard's final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Port Ambrose supports the project design, location and fundamental need.
Public consultation on the draft Environmental Impact Statement is expected to begin in mid-2015.
In Oregon, the Jordan Cove applicant has sought various agreements and permits at the local, county and state levels even though the federal environmental impact statement process is barely under way and a decision at the federal level is at least a year away.
Testimony and other comment about the US National Environmental Policy Act and the environmental impact statements it requires tends toward advocacy, for or against, says Greenberg (environmental policy, Rutgers, U.
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The next step is for the four agencies to collaborate in developing an environmental impact statement for the original program, which has been targeted for completion in 2005.
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Late last spring, after holding several public hearings, the NMFS put the permits on hold until ATOC completed federal environmental impact statements.
Thus, to an agency person writing an environmental impact statement today, what NEPA said 20 years ago is almost beside the point.
Queensland bus and train passengers will have a key say on the Environmental Impact Statement and reference design of the once-in-a-generation BaT project released today.
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