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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Since capital costs for wind power projects are very high, front-end capital costs because of environmental assessments, approvals, building foundations, erecting of towers and turbines, and connecting transmission lines, projects cannot be financed on the basis of the Ontario's fluctuating electricity spot market, Boileau says.
The environmental assessment, however, will include an evaluation of other options, including expanding the 25,000-square-foot distribution center and building a new facility in Mojave.
The FERC Staff concludes in the Environmental Assessment that approval of the expansion of the terminal, with appropriate mitigating measures as recommended, would not constitute a major federal action significantly affecting the quality of the human environment.
The AIR outlines the methods, studies, and information required for LNG Canada s application for an Environmental Assessment Certificate.
We had a certain amount of overlap between the CFSA and the Environmental Assessment Act that we've been able to tease apart.
The FERC Environmental Assessment dated September 2000 is a publicly available document:
Hanlon, Empire's President and CEO, commented, "The list of items from the Department of the Interior is consistent with our expectations and provides a definitive roadmap for moving forward with the environmental assessment.
Wheatley, Yellowhead's CEO, commented that "Yellowhead is extremely pleased that the shareholders have approved the issuance of common shares to Matco, as this will allow Yellowhead to proceed with the environmental assessment process for the Harper Creek Project".
Rhobi Chacha, project officer in the Ministry of Environment's assessment and approvals branch, says the residents' request for an environmental assessment is currently under review, but could give no timelines as to when a decision is expected.
The Environmental Assessment projects ``a negligible impact on surface water and off-site sediments, and a minor adverse impact on groundwater.
Jeff's expertise in the environmental assessment and planning will help our clients meet those challenges.
E[acute accent]The Environmental Assessment of the Company's application for a Land Use Permit for its Phase 3 Exploration Program at Prairie Creek was completed during the year with the issue of a report by the Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board recommending that the project be approved.

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