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14th International Conference 1998

Environmental Impact Studies - Are they Worthwhile?


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Welcoming Address
Mr. Matt Murphy, Director, Sherkin Island Marine Station

Sherkin Island Marine Station Environmental Award - 1998
Presented to Dr. Gillian Bishop

Opening Address
Mr. Noel Dempsey, T.D., Minister of the Environment & Local Government, Dublin, Ireland.

"EISs: The United States System"
Mr. Robert W. Hargrove, Chief, Strategic Planning and Multi-Media Programs Branch, US EPA Region II, New York, USA.

"EIS are they Worthwhile? A Personal View Based on Experience with IPC Licensing"
Mr. Iain Maclean, Environmental Protection Agency, Wexford, Ireland.

"Is EIA a Bureaucratic Hurdle of a Useful Tool for Safeguarding the Environment? - 10 years Experience from the UK"
Dr. Andrew Brookes, Options Appraisal Manager, Environment Agency, London, UK.

"Latest Developments on Environmental Impact Assessments"
Ms. Mary Moylan, Principal Officer, Planning Section, Department of the Environment and Local Government, Dublin, Ireland.

"EIA in Switzerland"
Mr. Stefan Ruchti, EIA-Unit, Department of Sustainable Development, Swiss Agency for the Environment, Forests and Landscape, Berne, Switzerland.

"Twenty Years of Baseline Studies at Sherkin Island Marine Station - What they tell us"
Dr. Gillian Bishop, Loan of Durno, Aberdeen, Scotland.

"Importance of Long term Monitoring from a US NGO Viewpoint"
Dr. Dennis Suszkowski, Hudson River Foundation for Science & Environmental Research Inc., New York, USA.

"30 Years of Environmental Impact Studies: (Some of) What the US has learned?"
Mr. Michael Ludwig, NOAA, NMFS, Milford, Connecticut, USA.

"The Interpretation of EIS by a Local Authority"
Mr. Brian Archer, Planning Department, Cork County Council, Cork, Ireland.

"Environmental Impact Studies - Are they Worthwhile?: The Industrial Experience"
Mr. Tadg O'Flaherty, Environmental Services Manager, Ove Arup & Partners, Dublin, Ireland.

"The Reality of Preparing an Enviromental Impact Study in the UK"
Mr. Chris Young, Principal Hydrogeologist WRc plc, Medmenham, Marlow, Bucks, UK.

"The Importance of Rocks and Groundwater in Preparing an EIS"
Mr. Donal Daly, Geological Survey of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland.

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