Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is a requirement where proposals for infrastructure development projects, forming part of planning consent or marine licence application, are deemed to have likely significant effects on the environment.
EIA Quality Mark Organisation
Through EIA Quality Mark we are committed to having the quality of our EIA activities independently verified by the institute of Environment Management and Assessment (IEMA), and strive to undertake activities to improve and promote EIA practice in the UK.
EIA is widely recognised as delivering valuable and accessible information that positively influences development. However it is also becoming increasingly recognised that EIA needs to be more effective and more proportionate to deliver this benefit.
Standardise and simplify
We have made it our business to standardise and simplify environmental planning requirements placed on infrastructure development through EIA, for the benefit of developers, communities and the environment.
Major changes to the EIA Regulations in 2017 means that there is also now a requirement for developers to demonstrate that EIA has been undertaken by Competent Experts.
For more information on EIA Quality Mark refer to the IEMA Guide to Commissioning EIA.
We can support your EIA Development Project at every stage including:
- EIA Screening and Scoping Opinions
- EIA Coordination and Environmental Statement preparation
- Specialist Environmental Statement chapter writing
- Environmental Statement reviews
- Discharge of environmental planning conditions
- Expert witness
- EIA training.