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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MVEIRB (Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board).
He argues that conventional environmental impact reviews fail desperately by not considering the impact of not building new homes.
Longterm curation procedures, if applicable, need to be addressed as part of the project's initial Environmental Impact Review. We demonstrated that public review by community members and other archaeological practitioners provides a better opportunity for planned mitigations to meet legal obligations for protecting significant cultural resources.
As a result, that owner got approval for a critical Environmental Impact Review in record time with no adverse community comments.
RUZOW, PHILIP WEINBERG, ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REVIEW IN NEW YORK, [section] 3.0311][b][ii] (2001) (discussing the state legislation and regulations enabling the DEC); see also [section] 3.03[b] [ii] [C] (2001) (noting that when projects are industrial in nature, the DEC regional office has been consistently designated as the lead agency, on the other hand, when land development activities are involved local bodies generally are appointed as the lead agency).
Although the Defense Department requires an environmental impact review of missions beforehand, compliance may be rudimentary at best.
Just as every new construction project must undergo an environmental impact review, law enforcement personnel could conduct a security review as another part of the design process.
Liability, and Litigation; California Environmental Law Reporter; California Environmental Law and Land Use Practice; Environmental Law in New York; and Environmental Impact Review in New York.
Under the National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA), actions of federal and non-federal agencies that use federal funds or require federal approvals are subject to an environmental impact review. These "major federal actions" can include such things as government buildings, bridges, or highway projects with federal funding, wastewater treatment plants, or major private developments in federally protected wetlands.
(TSE:AVL) (NYSE-MKT:AVL) ("Avalon" or the "Company") is pleased to report that the Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board ("MVEIRB") has completed its Report of Environmental Assessment (the "EA Report") and has recommended approval of the Company's Nechalacho Rare Earth Elements Project, Thor Lake, Northwest Territories (the "Project").

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