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Environmental impact statement

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Environmental impact statement, report on the possible environmental effects of a proposed construction project. Federal, state, local, and private projects for major construction on dams, highways, power plants, etc., in the United States must submit such a statement, which is required by the National Environmental Policy Act (1970). Results of this statement may become the basis for altering the project if its impact on the environment would be too seriously negative.

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