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Frame of Image egional level, in addition to being both passive and fragmented, and thus insufficient to tackle increasingly complex and d i v e r s e environmental problems. More proactive environmental management policies that could address environmental problems in an organized, comprehensive and preventative manner were called for. Accordingly, the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) was adopted as part of the preventative efforts to c r e a t e harmony between development and conservation and to consider the environmental effects o f development activities in advance. Since the introduction of the U.S. National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, the EIA has spread worldwide. Presently, it has been adopted and implemented by about 110 countries. It is also highly recommended by i n t e r n a t i o n a l organizations as an effective environmental policy tool. 1 2 Since the OECD Declaration on Environmental Policy of 1974, OECD has recommended EIA as an important policy measure for attaining sustainable development and emphasized the importance of adopting the EIA for K s development projects and development aid variou
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Title Environmental impact assessment in Korea
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Material Type Reports
Author(English)

Song, Young-il

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[Seoul]:Korea Environment Institute; Ministry of Environment

Date 2004
Journal Title; Vol./Issue Korea Environmental Policy Bulletin:vol. II(no. 2)
Pages 20
Subject Country South Korea(Asia and Pacific)
Language English
File Type Documents
Original Format pdf
Subject Territorial Development < Environment
Holding KEI; Ministry of Environment