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Perspectives on Strategic Environmental Assessment

1st Edition

Edited by Maria Rosario Partidario

CRC Press

304 pages

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pub: 1999-12-22
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An environmental assessment must be performed whenever a property transaction takes place. Those who donít may find themselves responsible for the past misdeeds of others. This book contains contributions by professionals from various locations who use Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) as a tool applied to water management issues.

SEA helps make decisions that increase sustainability. Because of its procedural nature, it necessarily becomes tailor-made to different applications. Easily understood and geographic in scope, this book presents leading edge thinking and first hand knowledge on the applications of SEA in water management.

Perspectives on Strategic Environmental Assessment is a comprehensive guidebook for performing environmental assessments all over the world. No other source provides you with as much information on the applications of SEA as a policy assessment and management tool. This book provides a blueprint for environmental assessments that safeguards you from the oversights of others.

Reviews

"…Useful to most environmental chemists and engineers working on contaminated sites…"

- SETAC News

Table of Contents

Introduction, M. Partadario and R. Clark

SEA IN A SUSTAINABILITY PERSPECTIVE

Making EIA Count in Decision-Making, R. Clark

Strategic Sustainability Appraissal - One Way of Using SEA in the Move Toward Sustainability, M. Partadario and F. Moura

PROCEDURAL APPROACHES TO SEA AT A POLICY LEVEL

Toward a Legal Framework for SEA in Canada, S. Hazell and H. Benevides

SEA Within the Government of Canada and Specifically Within the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, J. Shuttleworth and J. Howell

SEA in the Czech Republic, M. D. Machac, V. Rimmel and L. Zenaty

Evaluating Trade Agreements for Environmental Impacts: A Review and Analysis, W.E. Schramm

Criteria for Evaluation of SEA, W. Thissen

PROCEDURAL APPROACHES TO SEA AT A PLAN AND PROGRAM LEVEL

SEA Experience in Development Assistance Using the Environmental Overview, S.L. Brown

SEA of Parks Canada Management Plans, S.Therrien-Richards

Environmental Assessment and Planning in South Africa: The SEA Connection, K. Wiseman

METHODS AND APPLICATIONS - ROLE OF SEA IN DECISION-MAKING

Strategic EA and Water Resource Planning in Europe, C. Brooke

The Use of SEA and EIA in Decision-Making on Drinking Water Management and Production in the Netherlands, R. Verheem

SEA of the Neiafu Master Plan, Vava'u, Tonga, R.K. Morgan and K.R. Onorio

SEA of Water Management Plans and Programs: Lessons from California, R. Bass and A. Herson

SEA in the Selection of Projects to Restore Louisiana's Coast, L. Wilson and A. Hamilton

SEA: The Principles of Negotiation, the Disaggregative Decision-Making Method, and Parallel Organization in Regional Development, H. Tortto

SEA: The Context for Ex-ante Public Participation in Transportation Planning: The Quebec Experience (Canada), P. Andre and J. Gagne

FORUM

The Future of SEA, R. Therivel and M.R. Partidario

INDEX

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW034000
LAW / Environmental
NAT011000
NATURE / Environmental Conservation & Protection