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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I also depart from themes generally approached in critique of environmental assessment literatures, such as, e.
By participating in NVEAIS, food safety programs provide critical environmental assessment data that can be used to prevent and reduce future outbreaks.
Speaking on the occasion, Zahid Hamid, Minister for Science and Technology, underscored the need for focusing on climatic issues, and added, "This conference has ignited considerable interest in the subject of environmental assessment, and today we are reaffirming our pledge to work more strategically and more responsibly towards shaping our future development.
The House of Commons Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development issued its report entitled Statutory Review of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act: Protecting the Environment, Managing our Resources in March 2012.
Japan resumed work on the environmental assessment report after top security talks with the United States in June, in which the countries' defense and foreign ministers reaffirmed a deal on the realignment of U.
John Sauven, Greenpeace executive director, said: "For the government to carry on licensing for new offshore drilling without a new environmental assessment is in breach of European and UK environmental law and is irrational?
Once the environmental assessment comes out, we will be able to pull out without having to bear all negatives for killing the project," explained the Prime Minister.
The DEP's waste management program has conducted a detailed review of the environmental assessment presented for the Phoenix Resources Inc.
According to the environmental assessment from STB, the plant will handle "various commodities, including: aggregates, brick, coal, cement, construction debris, contaminated soils, liquid chemicals .
In 1999, as the ruins of targeted industrial facilities in Kosovo, Serbia, and Montenegro were still smoldering, UNEP teams conducted the first postconflict environmental assessment there.
Local Vancouver weekly the Georgia Straight recently reported that Western GeoPower Corporation subsidiary Meager Creek Development Corporation has contacted the Canadian Environmental Assessment Office about a proposed $276-million, 110-megawatt (MW) geothermal power project near the Meager Hot Springs in Canada.
Fish and Wildlife Service, government agencies are starting an environmental assessment looking again at how to stop ravens from preying on young tortoises.

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