Meaning of “environmental impact statement” in the English Dictionary

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"environmental impact statement" in Business English

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environmental impact statementnoun [ C ]

uk us abbreviation EIS ENVIRONMENT, GOVERNMENT

in the US, a report to the government on the possible effects on the environment of a large project, such as a road or industrial development:

Work on the highway has been stopped as the state works on an environmental impact statement, which a federal judge said was required.

(Definition of “environmental impact statement” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)