Furthering Environmental Impact Assessment

Furthering Environmental Impact Assessment

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The environmental impact of development projects is currently studied and mitigated from two distinct perspectives: before and after project implementation, with environmental impact assessment (EIA) and environmental management systems (EMS) being the main instruments on the respective sides. This double perspective creates a discontinuity in the way environmental impacts are analysed, an issue that has been noted by both academics and practitioners. This book gathers and presents both theoretical and actual examples to link EIA with EMS and explores ways to overcome difficulties and provide innovative solutions. Academic researchers, advanced students, EIA practitioners and EMS practitioners will find the book essential for the theoretical explorations of how the link might occur and practical examples in which to explore and critique these theories.Towards a Seamless Connection Between EIA and EMS Anastassios Perdicoulis , Bridget Durning, Lisa Palframan ... This strategy can then be a#39;translateda#39; into more practical instructions in the form of BMS procedures for addressing key impacts (S IĀanchez and Hacking, 2002). ... Marshall (2004) describes environmental management plans as an a#39;EMS-litea#39; approach, because they are used by someanbsp;...

Title:Furthering Environmental Impact Assessment
Author:Anastassios Perdicoulis, Bridget Durning, Lisa Palframan
Publisher:Edward Elgar Publishing - 2012-01-01


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