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Cumulative effects assessment in the UK progress and potential by Jacqueline M. Piper

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Published by Oxford Brookes University in Oxford .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.) - Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, 2000.

StatementJacqueline Melissa Piper.
ContributionsOxford Brookes University. School of Planning.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 333p.
Number of Pages333
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Open LibraryOL19769888M

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This Good Practice Handbook on Cumulative Impact Assessment and Management: Guidance for the Private Sector in Emerging Markets proposes a six-step process to assist private sector companies in emerging markets identify cumulative impacts and guide them in the effective design and implementation of measures to manage such cumulative effects. The requirement for cumulative effects assessment is stated in the following EU directives and UK legislation: European Commission (EC) Directive 85//EEC (Ref. ) requires assessment of “the direct effects and any indirect, secondary, cumulative, short, medium and long-term permanent and temporary, positive and negative effects. assessment of potential impacts on environment from the Project and to identify mitigation and management measures to address these potential impacts. A Cumulative Impact Assessment (CIA) was carried out as part of this Environment and Social Impact Assessment.1 The focus of the CIA was to assess the combined impact of existing and. Cumulative Effects Assessment Practitioners Guide. Prepared by AXYS Environmental The assessment of cumulative effects may be approached for two distinct purposes: project-specific assessments, and regional planning (or land use) studies.2 The Guide addresses only project-specific assessments in.

Cumulative effects, also referred to as cumulative environmental effects and cumulative impacts, can be defined as changes to the environment caused by the combined impact of past, present and future human activities and natural processes. Cumulative effects to the environment are the result of multiple activities whose individual direct impacts may be relatively minor but in . CUMULATIVE EFFECTS ASSESSMENT August , U.S. Environmental Protection Agency New York, New York PRESENTED BY LARRY CANTER, PH.D. AND SAM ATKINSON, PH.D. ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT TRAINING P.O. BOX NORMAN, OKLAHOMA Phone or Fax () E-mail: [email protected] Web Site: The consideration of cumulative effects in environmental impact assessment (EIA) has been required in the UK, though somewhat ambiguously, since the EC Directive (85//EEC) was implemented in This paper describes the results of a review of cumulative effects considerations in 50 UK environmental impact statements (EISs) prepared for a Cited by: assessment entails a more extensive and broader review of possible effects. Reviewers should recognize that while no "cookbook" approach to cumulative impacts analysis exists, a general approach is described in the CEQ handbook.