Environmental Protection in the European Union

Standards and Thresholds for Impact Assessment

Editors: Schmidt, M., Glasson, J., Emmelin, L., Helbron, H. (Eds.)

  • Provides examples for the derivation of values and applications in case studies /
  • Discusses effectiveness and efficiency of standards and thresholds as instruments of environmental management /
  • Reviews the role of monitoring and final implementation
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Standards and Thresholds play an important role in many stages of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process. They can be legally-binding or guidance values and are linked to environmental data. This publication provides a comprehensive collection of standards and thresholds, their derivation and application in case studies of EIA projects. The first part introduces the nature of standards and thresholds and key drivers for their determination. The book then describes, in Part II, technical standards from the perspective of EIA projects. Part III addresses the issue from the other side, environment and human health, and discusses the assessment of impacts on the sensitivity or value of environmental and health components. Part IV sets out some emerging issues for standard and threshold with reference to new sectors and with recent instruments. The book concludes in Part V with the role of monitoring, and final implementation.

Table of contents (36 chapters)

  • Principles and Purposes of Standards and Thresholds in the EIA Process

    Glasson, John

    Pages 3-17

  • Standards and Thresholds in German Environmental Law

    Albrecht, Eike

    Pages 19-31

  • Standards and Thresholds for EA in Highly Polluted Areas — The Approach of Ukraine

    Palekhov, Dmytro (et al.)

    Pages 33-48

  • Poverty and Disease Remediation in the Millennium Development Goals: Time for Kenya to Set Standards and Thresholds?

    Onyango, Vincent (et al.)

    Pages 49-62

  • Widening the Scope — Sustainability Indicators, Legal Thresholds and Standards in Portugal

    Perdicoúlis, Anastássios

    Pages 63-74

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eBook $189.00
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $239.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-642-06826-3
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Standards and Thresholds for Impact Assessment
Editors
  • Michael Schmidt
  • John Glasson
  • Lars Emmelin
  • Hendrike Helbron
Series Title
Environmental Protection in the European Union
Series Volume
3
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-31141-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-540-31141-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-31140-9
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-06826-3
Series ISSN
1613-8694
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXX, 493
Number of Illustrations and Tables
52 b/w illustrations
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