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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1995 Application of GIS for GIS was used to develop natural environmental impact analysis and cultural resource inventory, in a traffic relief study.
October: Environmental impact analysis I finalized.
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Studies are being prepared on the environment and environmental impact analysis.
Trade Representative Charlene Barshefsky asking her to develop an alternative policy based on thorough environmental impact analysis.
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