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National litter and flytipping consultation: strategic environmental assessment

Strategic environmental assessment (SEA) for the proposed actions for the National Litter and Flytipping Strategy.

National litter and flytipping consultation: strategic environmental assessment
Appendix B – SEA Compliance Checklist

Appendix B – SEA Compliance Checklist

Environmental Report Requirements

Relevant Sections of the Environmental Assessment Act:

14 (2) The report shall identify, describe and evaluate the likely significant effects on the environment of implementing—

(a) the proposals in the plan or programme;

Section(s) of This Report:

4.3 Biodiversity, Flora and Fauna: Consideration of likely significant environmental effects

5.3 Human Health: Consideration of likely significant environmental effects

6.3 Water: Consideration of likely significant environmental effects

7.3 Climatic Factors: Consideration of likely significant environmental effects

8.3 Material assets: Consideration of likely significant environmental effects

9.3 Landscape and Visual Impacts: Consideration of likely significant environmental effects

(b) reasonable alternatives to the plan or programme.

Section(s) of This Report:

2.3 Consideration of Reasonable Alternatives

Relevant Sections of the Environmental Assessment Act:

14 (3) The report shall include such of the information specified in schedule 3 as may reasonably be required.

Information referred to in schedule 3

1. An outline of the contents and main objectives of the plan or programme, and of its relationship (if any) with other qualifying plans and programmes.

Section(s) of This Report:

1.1 Background to the National Litter and Flytipping Strategy (NLFS)

1.2 Background to Strategic Environmental Assessment

1.3 Purpose of Environmental Report

1.4 Environmental Report Structure

2. The National Litter and Flytipping Strategy

2.1 Overview and aims (of the NLFS)

2.2 The New Strategy.

2.3 Consideration of Reasonable Alternatives

Sections 4.1, 5.1, 6.1, 7.1, 8.1 and 9.1 which relate for each topic to the Relationship with other Plans, Programmes and Strategies and Environmental Objectives

Information referred to in schedule 3

2. The relevant aspects of the current state of the environment;

and the likely evolution thereof without implementation of the plan or programme.

Section(s) of This Report:

4.2 Biodiversity, Flora and Fauna: Baseline Characteristics

5.2 Human Health: Baseline Characteristics

6.2 Water: Baseline Characteristics

7.2 Climatic Factors Baseline Characteristics

8.2 Material assets: Baseline Characteristics

9.2 Landscape and Visual Impacts; Baseline Characteristics

Information referred to in schedule 3

3. The environmental characteristics of areas likely to be significantly affected.

Section(s) of This Report:

4.2 Biodiversity, Flora and Fauna: Baseline Characteristics

5.2 Human Health: Baseline Characteristics

6.2 Water: Baseline Characteristics

7.2 Climatic Factors Baseline Characteristics

8.2 Material assets: Baseline Characteristics

9.2 Landscape and Visual Impacts; Baseline Characteristics

Information referred to in schedule 3

4. Any existing environmental problems which are relevant to the plan or programme including, in particular, those relating to any areas of a particular environmental importance, such as areas designated pursuant to Council Directive 79/409/EEC on the conservation of wild birds and Council Directive 92/43/EEC on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild flora and fauna (as last amended by Council Directive 97/62/EC).

Section(s) of This Report:

4.1 Biodiversity, Flora and Fauna: Relationship with other Plans, Programmes and Strategies and Environmental Objectives

4.2 Biodiversity, Flora and Fauna: Baseline Characteristics

5.1 Human Health: Relationship with other Plans, Programmes and Strategies and Environmental Objectives

5.2 Human Health: Baseline Characteristics

6.1 Water: Relationship with other Plans, Programmes and Strategies and Environmental Objectives

6.2 Water: Baseline Characteristics

7.1 Climatic Factors: Relationship with other Plans, Programmes and Strategies and Environmental Objectives

7.2 Climatic Factors Baseline Characteristics

8.1 Material assets: Relationship with other Plans, Programmes and Strategies and Environmental Objectives

8.2 Material assets: Baseline Characteristics

9.1 Landscape and Visual Impacts: Relationship with other Plans, Programmes and Strategies and Environmental Objectives

9.2 Landscape and Visual Impacts; Baseline Characteristics

Information referred to in schedule 3

5. The environmental protection objectives, established at international, Community or Member State level, which are relevant;

and the way those objectives and any environmental considerations have been taken into account during its preparation.

Section(s) of This Report:

4.1 Biodiversity, Flora and Fauna: Relationship with other Plans, Programmes and Strategies and Environmental Objectives

5.1 Human Health: Relationship with other Plans, Programmes and Strategies and Environmental Objectives

6.1 Water: Relationship with other Plans, Programmes and Strategies and Environmental Objectives

7.1 Climatic Factors: Relationship with other Plans, Programmes and Strategies and Environmental Objectives

8.1 Material assets: Relationship with other Plans, Programmes and Strategies and Environmental Objectives

9.1 Landscape and Visual Impacts: Relationship with other Plans, Programmes and Strategies and Environmental Objectives

Information referred to in schedule 3

6. The likely significant effects on the environment, including—

a) on issues such as -

i. biodiversity and natural heritage; ii. population; iii. human health; iv. fauna; v. flora; vi. soil; vii. water; viii. air; ix. climatic factors; x. material assets; xi. cultural heritage and historic environment, including architectural and archaeological heritage; xii. landscape; xiii. the inter-relationship between the issues referred to in heads (i) to (xii).

b) short, medium and long-term effects.

c) permanent and temporary effects.

d) positive and negative effects.

e) secondary, cumulative and synergistic effects.

Section(s) of This Report:

Table 3-1 and

4 Biodiversity, Flora and Fauna

5 Human Health

6 Water

7 Climatic Factors

8 Material assets

9 Landscape and Visual Impacts

Information referred to in schedule 3

7. The measures envisaged to prevent, reduce and as fully as possible offset any significant adverse effects on the environment of implementing the marine spatial plan or programme.

Section(s) of This Report:

4.3 Biodiversity, Flora and Fauna: Consideration of likely significant environmental effects

5.3 Human Health: Consideration of likely significant environmental effects

6.3 Water: Consideration of likely significant environmental effects

7.3 Climatic Factors: Consideration of likely significant environmental effects

8.3 Material assets: Consideration of likely significant environmental effects

9.3 Landscape and Visual Impacts: Consideration of likely significant environmental effects

Information referred to in schedule 3

8. An outline of the reasons for selecting the alternatives dealt with, and a description of how the assessment was undertaken including any difficulties (such as technical deficiencies or lack of expertise) encountered in compiling the required information.

Section(s) of This Report:

Section 3: The approach to the assessment

Information referred to in schedule 3

9. A description of the measures envisaged concerning monitoring in accordance with section 19.

Section(s) of This Report:

section 11.2: Proposals for monitoring

Information referred to in schedule 3

10. A non-technical summary


Contact

Email: NLFS@gov.scot