Environmental impact assessment : Retrospect and prospect

@inproceedings{Jay2010EnvironmentalIA,
  title={Environmental impact assessment : Retrospect and prospect},
  author={Stephen Jay and Carys Jones and Paul Slinn and Christopher Wood},
  year={2010}
}
The widespread experience of environmental impact assessment (EIA) as an anticipatory environmental management tool has generated a considerable debate over the extent to which it is achieving its purposes. This has been measured in terms of EIA ‘effectiveness’, especially as discussion has moved away from issues of procedural implementation, to the more substantive goals of EIA and its place within broader decision-making contexts. Empirical studies have revealed the relatively weak degree of… CONTINUE READING
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