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 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, […]