directive 2001/42/ec of the european parliament and
of the council on the assessment of the effects of certain plans and programmes
on the environment.
the objective of this directive is to provide for a high level of protection of the environment and to contribute to the integration of environmental considerations into the preparation and adoption of plans and programmes with a view to promoting sustainable development, by ensuring that, in accordance with this directive, an environmental assessment is carried out of certain plans and programmes which are likely to have significant effects on the environment.
sea directive 2001/42/ec