Item description for Implementing Strategic Environmental Assessment (Environmental Protection in the European Union) by Michael Schmidt...
More countries are now using Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) than ever before. This timely and comprehensive Handbook describes the implementation of SEA in 18 countries around the world, as well as a critical analysis of different SEA methodologies. The Handbook starts by introducing key SEA principles and the legal requirements of the new European SEA Directive (which became law in 2004). It then describes the implementation of SEA in 11 European Union countries, as well as the USA, Canada and New Zealand. This is contrasted with SEA requirements of four developing countries. The Handbook explores public participation issues and the wide-range of SEA methodologies used in terms of resources (soils, water and biodiversity) and sectors of activity (transport, agriculture, waste management and industry). The Handbook concludes with a discussion on best practice, capacity building and the future of SEA.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.45" Width: 5.91" Height: 1.89" Weight: 2.73 lbs.
Release Date Jun 8, 2005
ISBN 3540205624 ISBN13 9783540205623
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More About Michael Schmidt
Michael Schmidt is the editor of "PN Review," and editorial and managing director of Carcanet Press. He lives in Manchester, England, where he is the director of the Writing School at Manchester Metropolitan University. Michael Schmidt’ s "Lives of the Poets "is available in Vintage paperback.