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Item Description Rappa, Peter J. en_US Miller, Jacqueline N. en_US Pangelinan, Arlene A. en_US 2010-10-21T20:12:26Z 2010-10-21T20:12:26Z 1992-11 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Rappa PJ, Miller JN, Pangelinan AA. 1992. Workshops on the identification, use and evaluation of mitigative measures in environmental impact assessment. Honolulu (HI): Environmental Center, University of Hawaii. en_US
dc.description.abstract Economic, residential, and infrastructure development has occurred at a rapid rate in Micronesia and American Samoa during the past two decades. As a consequence, the once pristine natural environment has become somewhat degraded in some areas, especially near urban centers, and the cultural environment is becoming heavily impacted as well. Island managers have begun to appreciate environmental conservation and preservation as a way of saving their patrimony for future generations. One planning tool that island environmental managers have begun to embrace is the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA). EIA is a process whereby information is gathered on the potential environmental impacts of a development project so that decision makers can choose alternatives that are less consumptive of the environment. The Environmental Center at the University of Hawaii, Manoa, has been involved in the review of EIAs and improvements to Hawaii's EIA system since 1970. It was a logical extension of the service that the Environmental Center provides to the Hawaii state government that they assist in implementing EIA systems in U.S. affiliated Pacific Islands. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Environmental Protection Agency en_US
dc.format.extent 168, [170] p. en_US
dc.publisher Environmental Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Environmental impact analysis -- American Samoa. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Environmental impact analysis -- Micronesia. en_US
dc.title Workshops on the Identification, Use and Evaluation of Mitigative Measures in Environmental Impact Assessment en_US
dc.type Report en_US
dc.type.dcmi Text en_US

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