SUMMARY The author of this article presents her observations and opinions about the assessment process by ty Act no. 127/1994 on environmental impact assessment. She had an opportunity to take part in several roles – as a documentation elaborator, review expert or within the public. As is described, in each position it was inevitable and […]

SUMMARY The water work of Slatinka is in the contribution illustrated as an example of practical experience gauned by the firm Ekospol (from the town of Banská Bystrica) that was the documentation elaborator in the environmental impact assessment process. The process related to the water work began in 1993, i.e. before passing the Act, by […]

SUMMARY Linear constructions, especially motorways, are likely the most assessed activities during the existence of the Act No. 127/94. This contribution deals with the most dynamically developing elements of the EIA process in methodical and formal respects – with the exception of methods comparing alternatives. The article also evaluates developmental phases of the collaboration between […]

New trends in the field of environmental impact assessment abroad with emphasis on the European Union

Mária Kozová, Božena Gašparíková, Štefan Úradníček, Rastislav Vrbenský, Ingrid Belčáková

SUMMARY In this article, we analyse new amendments passed or prepared withing the European Union since introducing the Council directive No. 85/337/EEC on environmental impact assessment of some public and private projects. The paper does not set an exhaustive rendering of all these questions as a goal. We analyse more in detail three directives of […]

SUMMARY The paper brings an analysis and a view of the five-year existence of the EIA Act for development of the process of public participation, as it can be followed in the process of environmental impact assessment of some of the most important proposed activities. It deals with the forms and the results of public […]

SUMMARY The activities of the Slovak Agency of the Environment are within the environmental impact assessment process aimed at: – elaboration special basic documents for the Ministry of the Environment of the Slovak Republic in single stages of the assessment process, – rendering advisory service, providing information on the environment that are inevitable for the […]

SUMMARY Despite the fact that the Act No. 127/1994 on environmental impact assessment has become operative only since September 1, 1994, the Ministry of the Environment of the Slovak Republic already supervised approximately 270 cases of the assessment process at the project level and currently it is supervising further such 80 cases. The presented paper […]