QMark: Population and health in EIA
Tara Barrett explains how taking a quantitative approach to health impacts can add value to an EIANearly three years on from the 2017 update to the EIA Regulations, 'population and health' remains a poorly understood topic in EIA. Assessing health in an environmental context is a niche area of ex
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