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Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA): Cutting Edge for the 21st Century

By: Alan Gilpin

256 pages, Illus

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Feb 1995 | #32317 | ISBN: 0521429676
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Hardback | Feb 1995 | #32318 | ISBN: 052141931X
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The process of 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 also 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 minimise dispute for government, investors and the community.

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


Abbreviations; List of checklists; List of figures; List of tables; List of maps; Preface; 1. EIA approaches; 2. EIA procedures; 3. EIA methodologies; 4. Public participation, inquiries, and mediation; 5. International organisations; 6. Europe; 7. The Nordic countries; 8. North America; 9. Asia and the Pacific; 10. Towards the twenty-first century; References; Glossary; Bibliography; Index.

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