environmental impact assessment

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environmental impact assessment

in planning law, in some circumstances where a development is likely to have significant effects on the environment, a necessary examination of environmental issues before planning can be granted.
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The report of the Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board's 2008 EIA Practitioners' Workshop (MVEIRB, 2008) similarly identified the lack of capacity as an ongoing concern in Arctic EA, noting specifically community concerns about the constant struggle to retain their capacity to participate in EA and the increasing workload of Aboriginal groups to coordinate EAs with land users, elders, and their chief and council.
The pipeline is a "toxic time bomb" because it could corrode and pollute the aquifers, according to Chris Wilson, a chemical engineer who wrote a report countering the State Department's environmental impact review for a group of East Texas landowners called Stop Tar Sands Oil Pipelines.
Yes, historic preservation and environmental impact review can limit density.
An environmental impact review would be prepared and local residents would be invited to provide comment before any port is picked, she said.
The IETL funds will be distributed on a "first-come, first-served" basis unless an environmental impact review is required.
A coalition of community groups accused the Department of City Planning and Mayor Michael Bloomberg in a lawsuit of failing to follow environmental impact review procedures during the development of the East Village/Lower East Side Rezoning, a member of the group said.
THE ENVIRONMENTAL impact review of the proposed Mackenzie Gas Project is to have regard to the protection of the existing and future social, cultural and economic well being of residents and communities, and consideration for the capacity of renewable resources that are likely to be affected by the project.
Jim Richie, assistant director at LAX, said the safety study could proceed as part of an overall environmental impact review that will be required, a process expected to take at least nine months.
government is required to conduct an environmental impact review before admitting Mexican trucks into the United States, on the grounds that Mexican vehicles are more polluting than their U.
The lawsuit asserts that CDF officials failed to prepare an environmental impact review and failed to consult with county officials before approving the Diamond Creek project.
As a result, that owner got approval for a critical Environmental Impact Review in record time with no adverse community comments.
RUZOW, PHILIP WEINBERG, ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REVIEW IN NEW YORK, [section] 3.

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