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A Guide to Local Environmental Auditing

By: H Barton and N Bruder

370 pages, Figs


Paperback | Dec 1995 | #35817 | ISBN: 1853832340
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This book provides a comprehensive guide to monitoring the state of the local environment and establishing the impacts of local actions on global issues, and shows how current local authority practice can be adapted to recognise environmental priorities.


Preface * Part I: Auditing and Sustainability. Introduction * The Nature of Environmental Auditing * Shaping the Process of Auditing * Quest For the Global Grail * Case Studies - Mendip and Sutton * Part II: Auditing Key Policy Areas. Introduction * Nature Conservation * Energy * Transport * Land Use Planning * Conservation and Aesthetics * Pollution Control * Waste and Recycling * The Purchase Audit * Community Awareness * Part III: Analysis of Current Practice. Introduction * Developing and Auditing Strategy * Management of the EA Process * Prospects for the Future * Appendices* Bibliography * Index

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Hugh Barton is a senior lecturer and Noel Bruder a researcher in the Faculty of the Built Environment at the University of the West of England

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