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Convention on Environment Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context [United Nations]
Convention sur l'évaluation de l'impact sur l'environnement dans un contexte transfrontière [Nations Unies] [en francés]
This Convention was adopted at Espoo (Finland) on 25 Feb. 1991. It calls upon the countries of the world to prevent, reduce and control significant adverse transboundary environmental impact from proposed activities. It lays down principles for the notification of affected parties, for the preparation of environmental impact assessment documentation, for consultations on the basis of such documentation, for final decisions concerning proposed activities, for post-project analysis and for the setting up of research programmes. In the appendix: list of activities and industries within the scope of the Convention (petrochemical complexes, electricity-generating stations, nuclear installations, metal smelting plants, plants handling asbestos, chemical plants, construction of large-scale transportation facilities and oil/gas pipelines, waste-disposal facilities, large dams and reservoirs, groundwater abstraction activities, pulp and paper manufacturing facilities, mines and mineral-producing facilities, offshore hydrocarbon producing facilities, major hydrocarbon storage facilities, deforestation of large areas); details of the various actions proposed by the Convention.
United Nations Publications Sales, 1211 Genève 10, Switzerland, 1991. 22p.