Environmental impact statement
environmental impact statement (EIS)
Glossary of "Environmental Science: Earth as a Living Planet (2nd ed.)" by Botkin & Keller (1998)
- A written statement that assesses and explores possible impacts associated with a particular project that may affect the human environment. The statement is required in the United States by the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969.
- Botkin, D. B. & Keller, E. A. 1998. Environmental Science: Earth as a Living Planet, 2nd ed. -xxxxii + 649 pp. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York.