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Assessing the assessment - Quality review of EIAs/SEAs: a Dutch perspective

Gijs Hoevenaars

elni Review 2013,  pp. 30-37. https://doi.org/10.46850/elni.2013.004

For some time now, the Netherlands has been an authority in reviewing the quality of Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs) and Strategic Environmental Assessments (SEAs). The European Commission proposal amending the EIA Directive imposes an obligation on Member States to introduce a system of quality review. With regard to the current discussions in Europe on this subject, this article focuses on the Dutch experience with the quality review of EIA and SEA.

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