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OOS procedure - opinion on the Environmental Impact Assessment report (9)

The EIA report prepared by the team of authors, accepted by the investor, is then subject to the opinion of the authority conducting the proceedings and other authorities and entities - as required by national law. The report may be reviewed, publicly discussed orcommissioned by a panel of independent experts.

OOS procedure - decision making on determination place and conditions of implementation

Making decisions on the location and conditions of execution is of particular importance in the proceedings on the environmental impact assessment of planned projects.

OOS procedure - consultation process (8)

Experience, not only in Poland, in the field of environmental impact assessments shows that consultations conducted throughout the process of developing the EIA report and implementing its findings are an important factor in the usefulness of this procedure in the decision-making process. Failure to consult often leads to conflicts with local communities, resulting in additional work, delays in obtaining decisions and implementing the project or additional costs.

OOS cross-border proceedings (7)

The transboundary environmental impact procedure is part of the environmental impact assessment procedure for a planned project. The transboundary proceedings must be completed before a decision on the planned project can be issued.

Carrying out environmental impact assessments (6)

The information and guidance presented below may be helpful to those involved in the preparation of documentation, e.g. the EIA report at the stage of option selection, analysis and comparison of locations or technical solutions (construction project drawing). The EIA work should in each case focus on a sequence of structured activities related to predicting and assessing the impacts of the compared alternatives. The content presented here does not provide detailed guidance or advice on methods,

Procedure OOS - determination scope assessment impact and the OOS report (5)

A key stage in the environmental impact assessment procedure of a planned project is the identification, analysis and assessment of the environmental impacts and qualitative changes of the environmental elements as a result of the execution and operation of the planned project. This applies to projects that are likely to have a significant impact on the environment.

EIA procedure – project qualification (4)

An environmental impact assessment procedure for a project planned by an investor is carried out whenever significant environmental impact is reasonably likely. This concerns both new investments, and the expansion or serious modernisation of existing ones, involving e.g. a change to technology.

Aims of an environmental impact assessment procedure

The main aim of environmental impact assessment is to effectively introduce the issues of environmental protection at the consecutive stages of a decision-making process concerning investment enterprises with significant impact on the environment, as well as the life and health of people. Such enterprises with potentially significant impact on the environment start with a concept study and through various location, technical and economical analyses go through the subsequent verification stages.

EU regulations on EIA procedures (2)

The EIA procedure was introduced into the EU legal system in 1985. Under this procedure, major building or development projects in EU, must be evaluated for the impact they may have on the environment, both natural and on human health and life, before implementation begins.


The aim of the “EIA Programme” is to prepare Ukrainian professionals for independent training of professionals, as well as carrying out EIA procedures and drafting EIA documentation in accordance with the EU law and selected international conventions

Training on environmental impact assessment in the European Union

The aim of the training is to familiarise Ukrainians with the environmental impact assessment system functioning in the European Union. EIA is the fundamental tool for environmental protection in an investment process. An EIA procedure will be required when obtaining financing for the rebuilding of Ukraine from, for example, the EU, the World Bank, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the European Investment Bank, etc.

Introduction to Environmental Impact Assessment in the European Union (1)

Supporting Ukraine in rebuilding the country’s power, transport and industrial infrastructure will require the utilisation of international financial institutions’ resources. The main requirement for receiving them is the use of environmental protection management instruments that protect natural resources, health and wellness of society as a whole and of individuals.

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