environmental impact statement
- A detailed document providing an analysis on the potential effects a proposed law or action might have on both the natural surroundings and the human living conditions. Such a report is often mandated to be provided by governmental entities, like administrative bodies or cities, for official examination and public scrutiny during the decision-making and regulatory procedures
- The construction of the new dam cannot progress until an environmental impact statement is submitted and approved by the regulatory body.
- In order to gauge any potential harm to the local ecosystem, the city council has requested an environmental impact statement for the proposed industrial park.
- The proponents of the housing development project are compiling a comprehensive environmental impact statement to address concerns raised about potential effects on local wildlife.