environmental impact report


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environmental impact report

n. a study of all the factors which a land development or construction project would have on the environment in the area, including population, traffic, schools, fire protection, endangered species, archeological artifacts, and community beauty. Many states require such reports be submitted to local governments before the development or project can be approved, unless the governmental body finds there is no possible impact, which finding is called a "negative declaration." (See: EIR, negative declaration)

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BEIRUT: Residents of Metn's Beit Mery who oppose a proposed waste treatment plant called for another environmental impact report addressing their concerns, at a meeting Tuesday hosted by the Environment Ministry.
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