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Environmental Impact Assessment : Cutting Edge for the 21st Century - Alan Gilpin

Environmental Impact Assessment

Cutting Edge for the 21st Century

Paperback Published: 17th April 2000
ISBN: 9780521429672
Number Of Pages: 200

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The process of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) aims to ensure that development projects have no disastrous environmental and social consequences. This book examines the crucial role of EIA in government decision-making in Europe, North America and Asia. It explains what EIA is and why it is important; outlines the best procedures for assessing projects; shows how to write an environmental impact statement and suggests ways to minimize areas of dispute for government, investors and the community. It is up to date and written from an international perspective for students, practitioners and policy-makers.

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"The book is rich on case studies from various parts of the world." Environmental International

List of checklists
List of figures
List of tables
List of maps
EIA approaches
EIA procedures
EIA methodologies
Public participation, inquiries, and mediation
International organisations
The Nordic countries
North America
Asia and the Pacific
Towards the twenty-first century
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ISBN: 9780521429672
ISBN-10: 0521429676
Series: Eia : Cutting Edge for the Twenty-First Century
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 200
Published: 17th April 2000
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 28.12 x 20.85  x 1.12
Weight (kg): 0.47