SUMMARY Since the Slovak EIA Act no. 127/94 has been adopted, the Slovak Republic has joined developed countries already using the EIA process and methodology for more than 20 years. The subject of EIA in Slovakia does not only concern the whole spectrum of projects (linear projects, technology units, housing developments and social infrastructure) but […]

SUMMARY Over the recent years we witness a considerable increase in the numbers of the environmental impact assessment (EIA) centres in Slovakia. These centres have been set up to provide better information, international training courses, research studies, cosultations and manuals as well as other related activities on EIA. All of them have been established within […]

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 One of the basic conditions for reviewing the quality of EIA is systematic evaluation of the documentation. Evaluation system of the quality and completeness of the documentation should give a set of criteria which allows to evaluate both procedural requirements and requirements of content of the EIA documentation. The purpose of the quality criteria […]

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 […]

On the proposal of the new Czech act on EIA

Vladimír Zdražil, Miroslav Martiš

SUMMARY At present there is an overall discussion towards the proposal of the new Act on environmental impact assessment in the Czech Republic. This paper assesses the process of preparation of this new act. There is a detail analysis of the background situation. Particular attention is being paid to the main changes brought in by […]