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Abbreviated Contents of an Environmental Impact Assessment

  1. description of proposed activity (+ analysis of need)
  2. analysis of site selection procedure and alternate sites.
  3. baseline conditions / major concerns
  4. description of potential positive and negative environmental, social, economic and cultural impacts including cumulative, regional, temporal and spatial considerations.
  5. significance of impacts under (d)
  6. mitigation plans
  7. identify issues related to human health
  8. consideration of alternatives, including not proceeding
  9. monitoring plans (impacts and mitigation efforts)
  10. contingency plans for unpredicted impacts
  11. waste minimization and recycling plans
  12. public consultation program
  13. plans to minimize release of adverse substances
  14. terms of reference
  15. any other information deemed necessary.

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