Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)

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Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)
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Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) means :

SDABC2015.png The ABC for Sustainable Cities - A glossary for policy makers. 1st edition (2015)

An analytical process or procedure that systematically examines the possible environmental consequences of a given activity or project. The aim is to ensure that the environmental implications are taken into account before the decisions are made.

UNEP 2012, Global Environment Outlook GEO 5, http://www.unep.org/geo/geo5.asp