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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 ​industrialdevelopment: Work on the highway has been ​stopped as the ​stateworks on an ​environmentalimpactstatement, which a ​federaljudge said was ​required.
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