Environmental Aspects and Impacts: Quick Facts

Friday, October 22, 2021

An environmental aspect is an element of an organisation’s activities, products, and services that interact with the environment. These can include discharges to water, emissions to air, waste and use of natural resources and materials. What is an Environmental Aspect?

Environmental Aspects and Impacts: In-depth

Friday, October 22, 2021

An organisation’s activities, products and services that interact with the environment are referred to as “aspects”, which may have a negative or positive impact on the environment. Typically, aspects might include emissions to air, discharges to water and waste arisings, which in turn may generate environmental and health impacts such as global warming, water pollution or contaminated land.

How to Carry Out an Environmental Impact Assessment

Friday, October 22, 2021

An Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) apples to development which is given planning permission under Part III of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 as required under the EU directive “on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment” (usually referred to as the Environmental Impact Assessment Directive).

How to Grade Aspects and Impacts According to their Significance

Friday, October 22, 2021

Identify activities, component processes and products under all applicable conditions. Analyse what the organisation does by describing its activities. Each activity has an outcome, which may be a product or service, while activities typically consist of component processes. These can be mapped using a table or flow chart.

Environmental Aspects and Impacts Policy

Friday, October 22, 2021

An organisation’s activities, products and services that interact with the environment are referred to as “aspects”, which may have a negative or positive impact on the environment. Managing environmental aspects and impacts is arguably the most important component of an environment management system.

Wildlife and Countryside Protection: In-depth

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

According to the 2018 land use data, 8.3% of England is classed as “developed”, meaning that 91.5% is “non-developed”, ie, used for agriculture, or classed as forest, open land, water, residential gardens or recreation. Overall, across the UK, around 8% of land is classed as urban, but it is home to around 80% of the population — only 20% of people live in the countryside.

Wildlife and Countryside Protection: Quick Facts

Monday, October 18, 2021

According to the Government’s 25 Year Environment Plan everybody should have the opportunity to access, use and enjoy England’s natural environment and outdoor spaces. Being outside in nature benefits people physically and mentally and helps improve understanding of the natural world. By protecting and improving access, more people can enjoy the countryside.