・ A specialised technician in the area of the respective activity requested or contracted by the EIA Authority, whenever this proves to be necessary.

May the

proponent take part in the

revision process or respond to questions raised during revision of the EIA


The proponent may respond to questions raised during

revision of the EIA Report.

The proponent may respond to questions raised during revision of the EIA Report.

Additional information and amendments may be requested.

The proponent may respond to questions raised during

revision of the EIA Report.

Not applicable.

Varies for each Member State. n

The practice exists, in several projects, of the proponent and certified and registered expert(s) (or registered

company) to attend the inter-sectorial


committees .

Is the EIA Report made available for a Public

Consultation? If so, how does this take place.







The Presiding Officer in collaboration with NEMA will

determine the

procedural rules of the Public


Any constraints raised during the consultation of interested parties during the scoping stage, shall be duly addressed when

drawing up the EIA.

The Terms of

Reference (ToR) governing the process of drawing up the EIA or SES must describe the Public Consultation procedure to be followed.

Chapter 6 of the EIA

Regulations of April 21, 2006 presents details of the Public Consultation process.

The public consolidation process begins with prior

disclosure of a non-technical summary of the Environmental Impact Study, specifying the key effects that the project may generate in the environment, in particular use of natural resources, emission of polluting agents, creation of disturbances (ranging from intensity of lighting/heat to noise and smells) or elimination of

residues, identifying the

preventive methods used in

order to evaluate and diminish the effects on the environment, together with the project’s

impact on the socioeconomic environment. Disclosure of these elements must respect industrial confidentiality and observe legal norms protecting non-patented technical knowledge. In the framework of the public consultation,

statements and complaints that have been presented, related to the project, will be considered and appraised.


methodology used in order to carry out Public

Consultations varies in each Member State.

The Public

Consultation must be held in a convenient and accessible site for persons who may be affected by the project.

Whenever part of the general public expresses a strong concern in relation to the project and its impact is likely to be extensive and significant, the NEMC will organise a Public Consultation.

The proponent is responsible for

public participation, during the

conception stage of the activity, up to submission of the EIA and SES


The proponent should be given the opportunity to make a presentation and respond to the

questions raised during the Public Consultation.

The Public Consultation will be chaired by a qualified person,

indicated by the NEMC.


responsible for

public participation, during the revision stage of the ToR up to Environmental Licensing.