environmental planning Articles

  • EPA Strategic Plan

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) developed its Strategic Plan to serve as a blueprint for taking the Agency into the 21st century. Our Strategic Plan charts our course for protecting human health and the environment through 2005. It lays out the Agency's ten long-term goals and guides us in establishing the annual goals we will need to meet along the way. It allows us to measure how ...

  • Legacy planning

    The mining of precious and semi-precious metals, minerals and fossil fuel energy sources such as coal has long been a mixed blessing for the communities in which operations take place. Mining can offer a great deal of employment, especially in rural areas in need of industry, and significant and welcomed tax revenue. But the long-term environmental harm of mining has too often off-set, if not ...


    By FINN Corporation

  • Scenarios for environmental sanitation in Brazil

    Public sector planning, especially in developing countries, is both a theoretical and methodological challenge that is particularly important with regard to the field of environmental sanitation. This field is dominated by a technical vision that often ignores the complexity of the real world and the human dimension influenced by its actions, as opposed to a strategic one. This paper discusses ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Water supply planning & environmental studies

    Client: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Completion Date: 1998 Services Provided Surface water modeling Groundwater modeling Storage reservoir siting and assessment Facility modifications Water supply alternative evaluations Water quality analysis Hydrology and hydraulics ...


    By Burns & McDonnell

  • Planning and Economics

    Planning for Water Recycling In the face of limits on available surface water resources, and increasing vulnerability to drought and climate change, many water authorities are looking to diversify their sources of supply. Options to diversify supplies include groundwater sources, use of recycled water, or desalination of seawater. Recycled water is a good ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Planning and Installing an Environmental Monitoring System

    Abstract For aseptic manufacture of pharmaceutical products there has been a shift in procedures for particle measurement, primarily due to legislative regulations. Traditionally, monitoring has been the classic portable monitoring of a cleanroom. New regulations have led to a requirement for an automated, remote monitoring solution. This paper reviews the various steps for the ...


    By Particle Measuring Systems

  • You`re Out of Order - Proper Strategy Sequencing Is Essential

    Far too many environmental strategic planning processes have not only the sequencing out of order, but the internal agreement, alignment, and stability of the process are dysfunctional.  And these are the "good ones," since in most companies there is no formal strategic planning, only what could more accurately be described as budgetary planning. An environmental strategic plan should ...

  • New federal and provincial environmental legislation

    With some provincial legislatures sitting, Acts are being introduced, amended, and brought into force. The federal and provincial governments continue to file new regulations and amend existing ones. Among the most recent changes are: BRITISH COLUMBIACode of Practice for Soil Amendments The Code of Practice introduces industrial wastes into the environment as soil enhancements. Soil ...

  • Reward for environmental performance: using the Scanlon Plan as catalyst to green organisations

    Institutionalising, a reward system based on measurable performance and incentives for environmental improvements, serves as a potential mechanism to enhance a firm's environmental performance. Our main purpose is to integrate the principles of environmental management and the Scanlon Plan as a means to achieve this. Specifically, our paper advocates the utilisation of Scanlon Plan principles for ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • The management of environmental services in the City of Bologna

    This paper explores the debate around the pursuit of an integrated and participatory approach to environmental services within the Italian planning system, using the case of Bologna as a practical and innovative example. The Master Plan of Bologna, virtually unchanged since it was established in 1989, is not suited to dealing with the range of environmental issues evident today. The pursuit of an ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • EEA Annual management plan 2012

    I. EEA mission statement, vision and strategic objectives The European Environment Agency aims to support sustainable development and to help achieve significant and measurable improvement in Europe’s environment through the provision of timely, targeted, relevant and reliable information to policy-makers, public institutions and the public. The EEA vision is to become ...

  • SW Highway Resettlement Action Plan

    Huckbody Environmental extended the services provided to the World Bank for the SW Highway Project in Kazakhstan by preparing the Resettlement Action Plan (RAP). The RAP preparation included discussions with the Committee for Roads (Ministry of Transport and Communication) and Design Engineers to establish the type and number of land owners and land users potentially affected by land acquisition ...


    By Huckbody Environmental

  • Major NSR - Planning for Success

    In last month’s 4 The Record, Roy Rakiewicz reminded us of the angst created for Environmental Managers by the major New Source Review (NSR) air permitting rules.  Roy talked about how changes at existing major air sources could qualify as major modifications under ...


    By All4 Inc.

  • Applying comprehensive environmental assessment to research planning for multiwalled carbon nanotubes: Refinements to inform future stakeholder engagement

    Risk assessments and risk management efforts to protect human health and the environment can benefit from early, coordinated research planning by researchers, risk assessors, and risk managers. However, approaches for engaging these and other stakeholders in research planning have not received much attention in the environmental scientific literature. The Comprehensive Environmental Assessment ...


    By John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  • EEA Annual Management Plan 2013

    I. EEA mission statement, vision and strategic objectives The European Environment Agency aims to support sustainable development and to help achieve significant and measurable improvement in Europe’s environment through the provision of timely, targeted, relevant and reliable information to policy-making agents and the public. The EEA vision is to become recognised as the ...

  • Development of Plans and Specifications and Bidding Assistance

    Asbestos Survey – Building Surveys and Testing ACC helps developing owners and supervisors meet their regulating specifications to test suppose components for asbestos fiber prior to remodelling or development activities. To ensure quality, our certified professionals perform all area work according to OSHA, EPA and AHERA methods. Following the asbestos fiber survey, ACC provides a complete ...

  • Is environmental justice all dried up? Drilling for water in the everglades dredges up questions regarding the potential for a just environmental sustainability

    This paper considers the social, environmental, and political implications of plans to employ aquifer storage and recovery (ASR) technology as a major part of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) as exemplary of the predicament inherent to the challenge of achieving the goal of just environmental sustainability. Although ASR promises to be a low cost solution to regional water ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Planning system for sustainable territorial development in Serbia

    The aim of this article is to research the problems in the development and practices of the planning system in the sustainable territorial development of a transition country (Serbia). Research is based upon the analysis and assessment of how integrated and supported is the legal framework, governance system and strategic planning (general strategies, spatial, environmental and sector planning) ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Integrating sustainability into business continuity planning

    Recently, natural and human-enabled disasters have caused many high profile events that resulted in significant losses of life and property, and that have highlighted business vulnerabilities to environmental factors. In response, many organisations have implemented business continuity plans and adopted more sustainable business processes. Business continuity and sustainability have long and ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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