Range of Alternatives Detail:
"The Environmental Impact Assessment report should not comprise statements of general nature but instead shall provide substantive and predictive information on the proposed activity, a realistic review of alternatives, measures proposed to mitigate all adverse impacts, as well as the opportunities for environmental, economic and social enhancement." Regulation, sec. 12(b); see also Schedule E(1).
No Action Alternative Detail:
"Identify and describe at least three alternatives, one of which should be the no-development option; define clear criteria to evaluate the alternatives, and determine the preferred alternative." In addition, the project proponent must "[d]iscuss whether the project be undertaken elsewhere, perhaps an alternative location with less adverse impacts. Regulation, Schedule E(1).
Type(s) of Impact Analysis:
Direct environmental impacts
Cumulative environmental impacts
Regulation, Schedule E(1).
Monitoring Plans Detail:
"An Environmental Monitoring Plan should be included that contains provisions made for on-site monitoring during (1) site preparation, (2) construction/implementation, and (3) decommissioning phases; as well as the longer term maintenance requirements." Regulation, Schedule E(1).