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The purpose of screening. The purpose of screening is to determine: whether or not a proposal requires an EIA what level of EIA is required. Outcomes of screening. full or comprehensive EIA required more limited EIA required furthe r study needed to determine EIA requirement

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The purpose of screening

The purpose of screening is to determine:

  • whether or not a proposal requires an EIA

  • what level of EIA is required

UNEP Training Resource Manual


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Outcomes of screening

  • full or comprehensive EIA required

  • more limited EIA required

  • further study needed to determine EIA requirement

  • no further requirement for EIA

UNEP Training Resource Manual


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Screening and scoping compared

Screening

  • determines the requirement for EIA

  • establishes the level of review necessary

    Scoping

  • identifies the key issues and impacts

  • establishes the terms of reference

UNEP Training Resource Manual


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Screening methods

  • legal/policy definition

  • inclusion list of projects (with or without thresholds)

  • exclusion list of projects

  • criteria for case-by-case screening

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Extended screening methods

  • initial environmental evaluation or examination (IEE)

  • environmental overview

  • class screening

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Typical proposals requiring a full EIA

  • dams and reservoirs

  • (re)settlement and urban development

  • infrastructure (e.g. transport and sanitation)

  • industrial facilities (e.g. manufacturing plants)

  • energy and minerals extraction (e.g. oil & gas, coal)

  • waste management and disposal of hazardous and toxic materials

  • energy development (power stations, transmission lines, pipelines)

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Location and environmental criteria for case-by-case screening

The following are important in determining significant effects:

  • assimilative capacity of the natural environment

  • environmental sensitivity, e.g. wetlands, coastal and mountain zones

  • environmental standards and objectives

  • adjacent to protected or designated areas

  • within landscapes of special heritage value

  • existing land use(s) and commitments

  • abundance and quality of natural resources

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Extended screening – information required by decision-makers

  • description of the proposal

  • conditions and characteristics of the environment

  • applicable policy, planning and regulatory objectives

  • identification of potential impacts

  • degree of public concern and interest

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An Initial Environmental Examination (IEE)

  • describes the proposal

  • considers alternatives

  • addresses the concerns of the community

  • identifies potential environmental effects

  • establishes mitigation measures

  • includes monitoring and follow up (as necessary)

UNEP Training Resource Manual


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Generalised EIA

Process Flowchart

Proposal

Identification

Screening

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follow up

UNEP Training Resource Manual


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