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Title: Environmental assessment guidelines : a procedure for ensuring environmental factors are taken into account in the design and implementation of land drainage improvement works
Author: National Rivers Authority Thames Region
Document Type: Monograph
These guidelines have been prepared primarily to assist project managers to meet the requirements of the Land Drainage Improvement Works (Assessment of Environmental Effects) Regulations 1988, otherwise known as Statutory Instrument 1217- The management team of the N.R.A. Thames Region has agreed a policy statement on which these guidelines have been based. This statement along with a copy of the Statutory Instrument 1217 is reproduced as Appendix 1 of this report. Statutory Instrument 1217 places an obligation on drainage bodies to decide whether by reason, inter-alia, of their nature, size and location proposed drainage improvements are likely to have significant environmental effects. If the decision is positive the drainage body must prepare an Environmental Statement. Irrespective of the decision on significance the drainage body must advertise the proposed improvements and allow time for representations.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1990
Publication Place: Reading
Subject Keywords: DrainageGuidelinesEnvironmental impactPolicies
Geographic Keywords: Thames
Extent: 6; + appendices
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