SUMMARY Environmental impact assessment is the process of identifying and evaluating the consequences of human actions on the environment and, when appropriate, mitigating those consequences. The paper deals with environmental impact assessment of the proposed Sereď – Hlohovec water work, and describes an endeavour at the design, management and conduction of impact assessment. The goal […]

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 […]

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 Environmental appraisal of land use planning documentation is in focus of this contribution. It explains and describes the legislation background of appraisal together with the principles and directions of its own procedure. First experience is summarised and future directions are outlined. Great attention is also paid to the quality of the environmental appraisal of […]

SUMMARY The article is devoted to a brief evaluation of the quality of the current state in implementing environmental assessment to the principal development conceptions and legislation. We define in succession the main principles of the environmental assessment process at the strategic level and summarise first experience from implementing this process in practice. In conclusion, […]