ANNEX I

ENVIRONMENTAL INTEGRATION MEASURES

PART A – Environmental Impact Assessment

Directive N° 85/337/EEC - OJ N° L175, 5/07/1985, as amended by
Directive N 97/11/EC – OJ N° L073, 14/03/1997.

1) Is consent from a government authority required for this project?  

Yes

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No

___

If yes, what is the competent authority?

2) Has consent already been given to this project?

Yes

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No

___

(i.e. has the decision that will allow for the start of any construction works been taken?)

If yes, on which date? |___|___|___|
If not, for which date is this decision scheduled? |___|___|___|

3) Is the project a class of development covered by:

Annex I of Directive 85/337 (97/11)

____

(go to question 4)

       

Annex II of Directive 85/337 (97/11)

____  

(go to question 5)

       

Not covered by Directive 85/337 (97/11)

____  

(go to question 8)


4) When covered by Annex I:

  - In case consent has been given, include the necessary documents.

  - In case consent has not yet been given, has an environmental impact assessment already been carried out?

Yes

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No

___

If yes, include the necessary documents.4

If not, when is this assessment likely to be prepared?


5) When covered by Annex II, is an environmental impact assessment required for the authorisation of this project?

Yes

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No

___

- If not, explain why not and go to question 5.

- If yes, and consent has already been given, include the necessary documents.4

- If yes, but consent has not yet been given, has an environmental impact assessment already been carried out?

Yes

___    

No

___

- If yes, include the necessary documents.

- If not, when is this assessment likely to be prepared? |___|___|___|

6) Have the environmental authorities likely to be concerned by the project by reason of their specific responsibilities been designated and consulted?

7) Has the request for development consent and the environmental impact assessment study been made available to the public, and has the public concerned been consulted?

8) When not covered by the Directive, or in the case of an Annex II project for which an EIA is not required, is the project likely to affect an environmentally sensitive area?

Yes

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No

___

- If yes, attach one of the two following documents:

a) the attached questionnaire (Annex Ia)

b) a declaration (Annex Ib) by the responsible authorities for nature conservation stating that the information asked for in the questionnaire has been submitted to them and that their conclusion is that the zone's environmental potential will not be directly affected by the project.

- If not, attach a scale map and a declaration (Annex Ic) by the responsible authorities that the project is not situated in a zone which is sensitive from an environmental point of view and that it will not have significant negative effects on water, air, soils, landscape, flora, fauna and cultural heritage.

 

PART B – Environmental Planning, Management and Monitoring

1) Indicate whether, apart from the Environmental Impact Assessment,  any environmental integration measures are envisaged (eg. strategic  environmental impact assessment or environmental audit)   

Yes

___    

No

___

 If yes, please specify:

 

2) Will the measure be subject to environmental management and/or  monitoring?

Yes

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No

___

 If yes, please specify:

Notes to Annex I

1. Necessary documents are:

a) the non-technical summary of the environmental impact study;
b) the results of consultations with the designated environmental authorities;
c) the results of consultations with the public concerned.

Note: In relation to b) and c) these may be represented in the form of a statement, conclusion or certification by the designated environmental authority, indicating in what way the concerns of the designated consultees and concerned public have been taken into account.

2. Definition of environmentally sensitive areas:

a) areas protected by national legislation;
b) internationally important wetlands (sites fulfilling RAMSAR convention ornithological criteria) and other sites meeting the criteria which would require designation as Special Protected Areas under under Directive 79/409/EEC;
c) areas to which the Bern convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Article 4) applies, in particular sites meeting the criteria of the Emerald network;
d) Breeding or resting places of an animal species listed in Annex IV of Directive 92/43 EEC (Article 12).

3. Designated map scales for use with applications for ISPA Assistance:

use approximately: 1:100.000

ANNEX I a)

QUESTIONNAIRE ON PROJECTS LIKELY TO AFFECT IMPORTANT ENVIRONMENTALLY SENSITIVE AREAS

The answers to the questions should provide information concerning the construction phase and the operational phase (preferably in parallel columns), unless a question or a phase does not apply to the project which is the subject of the questionnaire. Answers should contain, or be based on reliable information, which is readily obtainable by the developer.

The authority requesting Community assistance shall:

- give the status of the sensitive area,
- attach a map to a scale of 100,000 showing the location of the project,
- answer the following questions (attach summary description).

1.  Characteristics of the project

Principal characteristics of the project (for example site area, nature and size of principal structures)

Do the main fabrication processes involve the use of products (chemical or other) which are dangerous or present other risks for the environment?

Yes

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No

___

If yes, how?

2.  Landscape, nature and terrain

Will the project have a significant impact on:

- habitats/species of local, national or international significance*

Yes


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No


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- soils

Yes

___  

No

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- topography

Yes

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No

___
           

- climate

Yes

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No

___
           

- geology

Yes

___  

No

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- vegetation

Yes

___  

No

___

Where yes, how?

* In the case of nature protected areas, if the project will have a significant impact, indicate:


3. Water

Will the project have a significant impact on surface or ground water (including water in streams, stagnant water in lakes, ponds and reservoirs, coastal and marine waters, the water table)?

Yes

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No

___

Where yes, which and how?

Will the main uses of water in the zone be adversely affected?

Yes

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No

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Where yes, which and how?


4. Air

Will the atmosphere in the zone be adversely affected?

Yes

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No

___

Where yes, how?


5. Noise

Will the noise produced significantly modify local background noise levels (a) by day and (b) by night?

Yes

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No

___

Where yes, describe the level and type of noise


6. Solid waste

Will the project create hazardous wastes?

Yes

___    

No

___

Where yes, what type?


7.  Risks

In the zone where the investment is proposed, are there serious risks of:

- erosion

Yes

___  

No

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- landslide

Yes

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No

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- earthquake

Yes

___  

No

___
           

- other
hazards

Yes

___  

No

___

Where yes, specify.


8. Prevention/reduction/compensation of negative impacts

If it appears from the information supplied in answer to this questionnaire that the project will have a significant negative impact on the environment, indicate alternatives studied, the reason why a damaging one has to be selected and the means of compensating for the impact.

 

ANNEX I (b)

DECLARATION OF COMPETENT AUTHORITIES WITH RESPECT TO ENVIRONMENTALLY SENSITIVE AREAS (ESA's)

PROJECT LOCATED WITHIN AN ESA

 

The Responsible Authority

(authority)

Having examined the project application

(title)

which is to be located at

(location)

declares that the information requested in the questionnaire shown in Annex I (a) of this application form has been submitted to it and that the zone's environmental potential will not be directly affected by the project.


Signed:

Official Seal:

ANNEX I (c)

DECLARATION OF COMPETENT AUTHORITIES WITH RESPECT TO ENVIRONMENTALLY SENSITIVE AREAS (ESA's)

PROJECT NOT LOCATED WITHIN AN ESA

Responsible Authority

(authority)

Having examined the project application

(title)

which is to be located at

(location)

declares that it is neither within nor adjacent to an environmentally sensitive area as defined in Annex II of this application and will not have a significant effect on the environment. A scale map at .....1 : ...................... is attached.


Signed:

Official Seal: