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Handbook of good practices in public participation at local level

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Public Participation in Making Local Environmental Decisions

Published: July 2000

Public Participation in Making Local Environmental Decisions: The Aarhus Convention Newcastle Workshop Good Practice Handbook

Main text of handbook

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RUS

Article 6 Case Studies

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Article 7 Case Studies

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Case Studies of Helping People to Participate

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Article 6 Case Studies 

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DESCRIPTION OF PROCEDURE

 

 

Bulgaria

Environmental management system for a furniture production company, Dobrich

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Pilot galvanic slime treatment installation, Gorna Oriahovitza

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Consideration of the 4 proposed routes for a road crossing of the Dervent pass.

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Czech Republic

NGO led procedure on an alternative Environmental Impact Assessment procedure for a recreation park in the south Bohemian woodlands.

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Large shopping centre within Decin old town centre.

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A section of ring road around Havlickuv Brod.

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Large Tesco supermarket, Horni Lan.

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Estonia

Expansion of the Port of Parnu.

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Hungary

Hazardous waste incinerator, Gare

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Land use plan and new industrial facility, Csepreg.

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RUS

Car battery dismantling facility, Monok

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NGO led procedure concerning an underground nuclear waste storage facility, Uveghuta.

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NGO led procedure concerning a hazardous waste incinerator, Kengyel.

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Hazardous waste disposal site, Kecskemet.

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Permanent hazardous waste storage facility, Dunaujvaros.

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Poland

Wholesale agricultural/ food storage centre, Gdansk.

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RUS

New landfill for municipal waste, Tychy.

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RUS

Slovakia

Environmental impact assessment for highway between Presov and Hybe.

ENG

RUS

Extension of motorway, Nitra

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Ukraine

NGO led procedure concerning illegal landfill construction, Kharkiv.

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NGO led procedure to oppose a section of the Berlin - Kiev highway.

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United Kingdom

Flood defence scheme, Cone Pill and Environment Agency's standard model for public participation procedures for EIA.

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Natural liquid gas installation and port installation, Fife.

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Article 7 Case Studies  

COUNTRY

DESCRIPTION OF PROCEDURE

 

 

 

Bulgaria

Environmental management system for a furniture production company, Dobrich

ENG

RUS

Hazardous waste management system for pesticides, Hrishteni

ENG

RUS

Czech Republic

Local Agenda 21 strategy for Kladno

ENG

RUS

Estonia

Long-term water supply to Paide

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RUS

Strategic Environmental Assessment of Naissaar Island development plan

ENG

RUS

Initiative to create local sustainable development projects

ENG

RUS

Hungary

Preparation of a local and national environment and health action plan (NEHAP, LEHAP), Gyor.

ENG

RUS

Land use plan and new industrial facility, Csepreg.

ENG

RUS

Lithuania

Local Agenda 21 strategy for Kaunas

ENG

RUS

Latvia

Strategic environmental assessment for Jurmala town development plan

ENG

RUS

FYR Macedonia

Local environmental action plan (LEAP), Vales

ENG

RUS

Poland

Environmental protection strategy and management plan for Bytom

ENG

RUS

Environmental protection programme for City of Chelm

ENG

RUS

Sustainable land use plan for City of Ostrowic Swietokrzyski

ENG

RUS

Strategic plan for the City of Sopot

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RUS

Slovakia

Strategic environmental assessment of national energy policy

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RUS

Slovenia

Strategic environmental assessment of major transport routes in Slovenia

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RUS

Sweden

Local Agenda 21 programme for Mjolby

ENG

RUS

Tajikistan

Nature protection and sustainable tourism plan, Fanski Mountains

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RUS

Ukraine

National environment and health action plan (NEHAP)

ENG

RUS

NGO led procedure to oppose a section of the Berlin - Kiev highway.

ENG

RUS

United Kingdom

Local Agenda 21 for the City of Durham.

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Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP) for Newcastle City.

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Newcastle City Centre Action Plan to regenerate the town centre.

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Expansion of Newcastle City.

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Washington New Town sustainable development action plan (Local Agenda 21).

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Facilitated discussions ('stakeholder dialogue') in the preparation of Local Environment Agency Plans (LEAPs), Surrey.

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Hadrian's Wall World Heritage Site Management Plan.

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Local Agenda 21 in Croydon.

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Public participation in making local environmental decisions the Aarhus convention Newcastle workshop good practice handbook
Case Studies of Helping People to Participate

COUNTRY

DESCRIPTION OF PROCEDURE

 

 

Armenia

Training programme for environmental NGOs

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RUS

Czech Republic

Local Agenda 21 strategy for Kladno

ENG

RUS

Estonia

Initiative to create local sustainable development projects

ENG

RUS

Georgia

Arranging television coverage of Georgian Environment Week, Tbilisi

ENG

RUS

Poland

Environmental protection programme for City of Chelm

ENG

RUS

New landfill for municipal waste, Tychy.

ENG

RUS

Tajikistan

Nature protection and sustainable tourism plan, Fanski Mountains

ENG

RUS

United Kingdom

Local Agenda 21 for the City of Durham.

ENG

RUS

Natural liquid gas installation and port installation, Fife.

ENG

RUS

Shell Better Britain Campaign - supports 25,000 local UK environmental NGOs

ENG

RUS

Environmental Awareness Campaign using the media - 'Turning the Tide', Nottingham

ENG

RUS

Washington New Town sustainable development action plan (Local Agenda 21).

ENG

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Setting up an NGO - creation of the NGO 'Community Environmental Educational Development', Sunderland.

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Low cost training programme for people to manage public participation procedures - 'Surrey Consensus Building Network'.

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