Environmental Impact Assessment, 2nd edition
Written by Stephen Tromans QC and team from 39 Essex Street Chambers
"This book will be of great value to EIA practitioners, planners, statutory consultees and academics alike. In the few months it has been sitting on my desk, I have found it a useful reference guide…If you are directly involved in EIA you should definitely have ready access to a copy." Josh Fothergill, The Environmentalist, June 2012
"This volume provides welcome practical, easy-to-access guidance and commentary on a complex but important area of environmental law." Paul Stookes, Journal of Environmental Law, November 2012
"Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) has become central to the planning system and you can’t get a more comprehensive guide to EIA than that contained in this book…When reading this book, you certainly get the feeling that you are learning lessons from an author with over 20 years of experience in EIA." Begonia Filgueira, Environmental Regulation and Information Centre, December 2012
"This book comes with a strong recommendation... a comprehensive, essential resource for those of legal and other backgrounds."  The Law Journal UKCompletely updated to include recent legislative changes and case law
Provides in-depth coverage of the law relating to environmental impact assessment
Written by a team of experts from 39 Essex Street Chambers
The 2nd edition of this title is a practitioner text offering practical and comprehensive coverage of the law relating to environmental impact assessment which is an important stage in the planning process. This title sets out the legal requirements relating to EIAs including the relationship of European Union law with domestic law and the resulting cases. The main part of the work concentrates on the role that EIAs play in the planning application process. There is also a section on EIAs in specific contexts such as forestry, archaeology, agriculture and highways. The work concludes with a section on good practice that offers guidance on scoping the statement, how to write the non-technical summary and certain aspects such as social impact, air quality, noise and health risk assessments.
Completely updated to include a detailed examination of the legislative changes such as the new Strategic Assessment legislation and the Planning Act 2008; significant developments in international law such as UNECE, Espoo and Aarhus Conventions; case law such as R (Wye Valley Action Association Limited) v Herefordshire District Council .
Chapter 1 Introduction;
Chapter 2 The European dimension and its relevance;
Chapter 3 Screening;
Chapter 4 Environmental statements;
Chapter 5 Procedure;
Chapter 6 Special cases in the planning system;
Chapter 7 Non-planning development and EIA;
Chapter 8 Strategic environmental assessment;
Chapter 9 Conservation and habitats law in the EIA context;
Chapter 10 Challenges.
ISBN 978 1 84766 675 8
Publication Date: Feb-12
Availability: In print
List price: £85