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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 For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 44177 or www.snh.org.uk

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.org.uk

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

Habitat regulations appraisal

For plans or projects affecting Natura sites



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