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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 approximate dates for the environmental impact assessment are August-November of 2019.
According to the project, if the assessment concludes that the these facilities meet environmental requirements, then preparing a document on environmental impact assessment for the purpose of reconstructing or replacing facilities and their equipment is not required.
This Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report is prepared to conform to the requirements of Section 11 of the AJK Environmental Protection Act 2000 (AJKA), and requirements of Section 13 of the KPK Environmental Protection Act 2014 (KPA) and Initial Environmental Examination and Environmental Impact Assessment Review Regulations, 2000.
The company has not passed the environmental impact assessment yet.
The aim of environmental impact assessment is to determine the potential environmental, social and health impacts of implementation of a specific project.
ABSTRACT:Kalabagh dam is a larg escale project that may be the answer to power shortages, however, it is imperative to identify the environmental impacts and necessitate towards making this project environmentally sustainable.
This approach is able to identify where the biggest environmental impacts lie and to devise strategies on how best to mitigate these impacts.
"By publishing the IW EPD and industry baselines for concrete we are helping producers accelerate their progress toward reducing their environmental impacts and supporting the drive toward product optimization through disclosure," adds NRMCA President Robert Garbini.
2003/35/EC of the European Parliament and Council; (b) is a relevant project within the meaning of Sections 20A(9) and 55A(7) of the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984, and falls within Annex II of the said Directive but that having regard to the selection criteria contained in Annex III of the Directive it should not be made subject to an environmental impact assessment in accordance with the Directive, and accordingly the project does not require the publication of an Environmental Statement.
An Environmental Impact Study was presented for improvements to the RN-01 highway in the Guatemalan town of San Mateo, Department of Quetzaltenango, it was reported Sept.
Maughan, an environmental consultant, educator, and researcher, details the processes, methods, and tools used in the assessment of environmental impacts and how these tools can be integrated to produce federal Environmental Impact Statements, Environmental Assessments, and other environmental evaluation documentation to meet state or international requirements.

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