Definition of 'environmental impact'
Example sentences containing 'environmental impact'
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Others have failed to accompany major infrastructure projects with the necessary environmental impact assessments.Times, Sunday Times (2006) Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
What we see is happy riders getting about the city at speed with minimal environmental impact and cost.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Remember that reducing the amount of waste we produce in the first place will have the biggest environmental impact.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
One issue is whether to support a common reporting framework for all businesses that includes social and environmental impact.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Whether projects get approved depends as much on the opinion of local residents as it does on the environmental impact.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Full environmental impact assessments are expensive.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
He completed a master's degree in environmental impact assessments and then worked for environmental consultancies.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
While we all decide our own consumption, we also have a responsibility to consider our environmental impact.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
He said that he cared about the environmental impact of new runways but that the issue could be solved with improvements in aircraft technology.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
It has now decided to carry out an environmental impact assessment first but this cannot be completed before October.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The company has also introduced monitoring of its electricity usage and bought fuel-efficient vehicles to cut its own environmental impact.Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2008)
What it seems to be is that government will not support any energy security measure which, because of local or environmental impact would cost votes.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
National Grid intends to submit final proposals in 2013 following an environmental impact assessment and a second consultation next year.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Investors have entrusted over 1 billion to her funds, which screen out companies that have a negative environmental impact.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The design was given the go-ahead after two years of public consultations, environmental impact assessments and meetings with local planners.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Generally, when considering lending money for large projects, banks that adhere to the code must carry out an environmental impact audit.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Property companies say environmental impact assessments are a burden and should be abolished, with a 15 book needed just to understand the form.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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