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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Given that as recently as July 1999, an identical environmental impact study covering the same areas on Milos, submitted by Midas SA.
We are excited that during the process of getting our environmental impact study completed, we can increase our gold sales and production through additional bulk sampling on Gorilla," says Paul Howarth, CEO of The Graystone Company.
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Xstrata Plc (LSE: XAT), a Switzerland-based mining company, has submitted an Environmental Impact Study (EIS) for its El Morro copper project in Chile.
Allen said a draft environmental impact study would be available for public review early next year.
The Environmental Impact Study on the park plan began earlier this year.
That suit charged that the agency should have conducted an environmental impact study before opening the border to Mexican trucks.
The second phase is to gain government assistance, through funding, to conduct a full-scale operational analysis that will include water and soil testing, a complete environmental impact study and an economic sizing study with operational cost projections for a biomass waste disposal and recovery operation.
Such fears have caused the National Union of Regional Autonomous Peasant Organizations to call for a moratorium on commercialization of all transgenic crops pending an environmental impact study.
The states have collected data for a federal Environmental Impact Study, which is now underway.
Rodriguez believes that regardless of the results of the environmental impact study, ICE will proceed with the dam's construction as soon as Costa Rica gets the necessary loans from the Inter-Development Bank.
SISMA") to perform an environmental impact study in the City of Mexicali, North Baja California, Mexico.

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