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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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However, Wisconsin law incorporates a central tenet of federal law governing such choices: that it is essential for decision makers to carefully evaluate alternatives that may minimize destructive environmental impacts before deciding on a course of action.
In addition to county Planning Commission studies, the BLM has reviewed environmental impacts from the Soledad Canyon mining proposal since 1990, when it contracted the Houston-based TMC to mine the federally owned minerals.
The California Public Employees' Retirement System's (CalPERS) Board of Administration today approved a plan to shine light on corporate environmental liabilities, improving transparency and timely disclosure of environmental impacts.
Curtis testified to the Planning Commission that TMC's proposal was ``faulty at best,'' claiming the company would not utilize the best available technology that would eliminate dynamite blasting from the mining process and reduce environmental impacts.
They are not raising any new issues regarding environmental impacts, nor have they shown any substantial increases in impacts that we've already identified,'' Mastin said.
The 3,800 page Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) released by the Army Corps of Engineers shows that Cape Wind will produce compelling public interest benefits with positive environmental impacts.
Incremental growth is a way to work around the master plan process and to build the airport without proper review (of) environmental impacts on communities and without assessing the financial impacts on the airports in other communities, including those in the Inland Empire and Orange County,'' said El Segundo Mayor Mike Gordon.
The Draft EIR/EIS includes more than 2,500 pages describing the potential environmental impacts of three transportation system alternatives and comparing how well they would meet California's current and future transportation needs.
But the plan has drawn opposition from residents and community groups over air, noise and other environmental impacts.
Our cities want the Regional Board to honestly disclose to taxpayers how much it will cost, what's required to comply, any adverse environmental impacts from building new structural control devices, and whether or not the programs will result in real water quality improvements.
They've just not done the job they were supposed to do in seriously considering alternatives and environmental impacts.
Through discussions with military representatives and looking ahead at other potential environmental impacts, we have made a good start in addressing many of the environmental issues," Martinez said.

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