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Lower Saxony Environmental Impact Assessment Law.

Country/Territory
Germany
Territorial subdivision
Niedersachsen
Document type
Legislation
Date
2007
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen.
Keyword
EIA Pollution control Environmental planning Classification/declassification
Geographical area
Alps, Europe, EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA, European Union Countries, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Western Europe
Abstract

The present Law implements the Council Directive 85/337/EEC on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment and the Federal Act on the evaluation of environmental impact. The text consists of 11 articles divided into 3 Parts as follows: General provisions for environmental impact assessment (I); Classification of environmental impact assessment (II); Strategic environmental impact assessment (III). Four Annexes are enclosed: List of projects subject to environmental impact assessment (1); Criteria for preliminary assessment in specific cases (2); List of plans and programmes subject to strategic environmental impact assessment (3); Criteria for the preliminary assessment in specific cases within a strategic environmental impact assessment (5). Four Annexes are enclosed.

Full text
German
Website
www.niedersachsen.de

References - Legislation

Implements

Council Directive 85/337/EEC on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment.

Legislation | 1985

Keyword: EIA, Authorization/permit, Land-use planning, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Impact Assessment Act.

Legislation | Germany | 1990

Keyword: EIA, Basic legislation, Access-to-information, Authorization/permit, Mining, Right to clean/healthy environment, Risk assessment/management, Human rights

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Guidelines on the authorization to explore minerals with a particular view to nature protection requirements.

Legislation | Germany | 2011

Keyword: Minerals, Mining, Authorization/permit, Exploration, Inspection, EIA, Pollution control, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX