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Environmental Assessment

Environmental Assessment is a formal process to identify, assess and mitigate impacts on the environment.  We get involved in three types of assessment: 

We are keen to help decision makers, developers and others carry out environmental assessments by:

To find out more about our role, follow the links below:

Eroding sand dunes at Traigh Lar, N. Uist, Western Isles. ŠLorne Gill/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright

Strategic environmental assessment

For plans, programmes and strategies

EMEC (European Marine Energy Centre)OpenHydro test rig with Eday in background and tidal currents, Orkney. ŠJohn Baxter/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright

Environmental impact assessment

For projects and development proposals

Flowers in meadow.  ŠLorne Gill/SNH.  For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright

Habitat regulations appraisal

For plans or projects affecting Natura sites



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