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 Terms of Reference for environmental impact assessment shall be approved based on the results of collecting the comments and suggestions on the planned activity.
The aim of environmental impact assessment is to determine the potential environmental, social and health impacts of implementation of a specific project.
Although an environmental impact assessment was presented to the Environment Ministry in June, Machnouk remains unconvinced.
He attributed the situation to lack of effective monitoring and environmental auditing and valuation mechanism by government departments, adding that despite many projects undergoing an environmental impact assessment process, there was no data to check whether they were operating within the stipulated environmental guidelines.
Now that Yorkshire Water has appointed a barrister to act on its behalf in respect of the appeals, on reviewing the case he has advised that an Environmental Impact Assessment should be undertaken.
Islamabad -- South Asian environment experts have said that the negative impacts of climate change in the region can be lessened only after developing a structured as well as collective approach through strategic environmental impact assessment. They emphasized to also take all stakeholders along in devising an effective policy to ensure environment protection which is costing especially Pakistan heavily.
On the other hand, it did not see the need to include projects using hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in the Annex 1 list of projects requiring an environmental impact assessment, arguing that the question of non-conventional gas and its impact on the environment must be studied in a separate communication .
The company has asked Vale planners to determine whether an Environmental Impact Assessment will have to be undertaken as part of the planning application.
Furthering environmental impact assessment; towards a seamless connection between EIA and EMS.
Hirokazu Nakaima in Naha on Monday and told him that Tokyo plans to submit to him by the end of this year a report of environmental impact assessment for relocation of the U.S.
Taipei, April 7, 2011 (CENS) -- The Kuokuang petrochemical project may be relocated to some Asian country, should it fail to pass the environmental impact assessment, revealed Shih Yen-shiang, economics minister, yesterday (April 6).
Aery (botany, Mohanll Sukhadia U., Udaipur) offers a single-volume compendium of techniques for environmental analysis that are regularly used in environmental impact assessment, monitoring, and control.

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