environmental assessment

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environmental assessment

A review of the probable environmental consequences of a proposed action, often performed to determine whether an environmental impact statement is required.
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The emergence of the need for legal regulation of the projects' environmental impact assessment
In mid-2006, furore over the fate of the orange-bellied parrot (and the chance that it might be more than stunned by the turbines of a proposed wind farm in Victoria) brought into the limelight the Commonwealth's environmental impact assessment legislation, the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth) ('EPBC Act').
These two judgments confirmed that the UK has incorrectly transposed certain aspects of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) directive into English law in relation to the outline planning permission process.
According to Bowling, the new law will help spur institutional reform and the development of regimens for pollution control and environmental impact assessments, among other things.
Based on Eskom's environmental impact assessment, the environment ministry gave the go-ahead to the project in June 2003.
The topics range from in-depth reviews and detailed case studies on the hydrogeological and/or geochemical aspects of both operating and closed metal and non-metal mines to cursory accounts of modeling exercises and environmental impact assessments.
Under the Environmental Impact Assessment (uncultivated land and semi-natural areas) (England) regulations 2001, DEFRA as the competent authority, has 35 days in which to assess the likelihood of significant environmental effects of any application.
The Country Land and Business Association (CLA) warned they would force farmers to carry out environmental impact assessments on any land that has not been ploughed in the past year before they are allowed to carry out new farming activities.
To date, the company has completed an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), met with local stakeholders and is conducting a 2D seismic acquisition program.
Eskom Holdings (SOC) Limited lodged an application for environmental authorisation in 2007 and commissioned an independent environmental consultancy, Gibb, to conduct the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process for the abovementioned application.
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 Ann| 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.
International Resource News-December 29, 2014--Alacer Gold receives approval for Environmental Impact Assessment for Copler Sulfide Project

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