Factsheet: Environmental impact assessment Act (UVP)

Environmental impact assessment Act (UVP)

Key Information
Description: 
The Environmental Impact Assessment Act provides for the assessment of direct and indirect effects planned projects may have on humans, animals and the environment. Austrian legislation is thus increasingly taking citizens’ health and environmental concerns into account. This public participation should define the potential impact of a planned project on humans, animal, plants, the whole environment, landscape as well as cultural goods.
Goal/Aim: 
provide for the assessment of direct and indirect effects planned projects may have on humans, animals and the environment.

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