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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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Lycoming EIS is available immediately for all experimental Lycoming engines in a fixed timing configuration, in both single or dual installation.
'The intention behind EIS is a good one - it is intended to make the labour market more flexible so that employees are able to move on to their next job easily,' he said.
"Molex's ability to almost double production to meet increased customer demand demonstrated their ability to execute and deliver in a dynamic business environment," said EIS President Larry Griffin.
Working with Electroair, he installed the EIS on the airplane's O-540 engine.
Broadly, an EIS starts with an initial scoping announcement that a developer wants to put in a mine or pipeline, for instance, Crockett says.
Susanne Peuker, managing director, Enhanced Information Solutions Germany, said, "Customers implementing Werum's MES will benefit from EIS's long-term and deep MES experience combined with excellent PAS-X knowledge in the US and in our growing European organization.
"EIS and OIS have very different goals, so you can't compare them to ask which is better/worse," (https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!topic/phone-by-google/BcsQmkj-5v0;context-place=topicsearchin/phone-by-google/is$3Aanswered) Reynolds wrote.
The email said: "Although the group's findings have not yet been published, the EIS executive have now seen the final recommendations.
The two-year deal, which will now go out to a ballot of EIS members, will see staff get one per cent of their salary or PS300 - whichever is greater - with a payment of PS100 next month.
"We are ecstatic to welcome Graham aboard during this time of global growth for EiS," says Naveen Miglani, EiS Technologies CEO.
The Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) are Government initiatives offering tax breaks to small firms.