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Trevor has over forty years’ experience of environmental assessment and management. He currently divides his time between writing and consultancy. He has led or undertaken numerous Environmental Impact Assessments for proposed developments both in the UK and overseas.

Trevor lives just outside Bath. He has been engaged in the protection of the environment for over 40 years. He was an environmental consultant at Nicholas Pearson Associates (www.npaconsult.co.uk), and writer, having published a number of books and articles on environmental issues.

The principal purpose of this website is to publicise the Winston Churchill Travelling Fellowship, which he was awarded in 2006, and to promote the work of the Trust to a wider audience.

He may be contacted at trevor.turpin(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)btinternet.com

He was elected to the Council of the former Institute of Environmental Assessment to represent corporate members in 1997 and served on the Technical Standards Committee of the successor Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment. He has lectured at a number of UK universities including the University of Bath where he was Director of Studies and a visiting lecturer on the MSc in Integrated Environmental Management and a lecturer on EIA on the MEng in the School of Architecture and Civil Engineering.

Environmental Impact Assessment Handbook 3

Environmental Impact Assessment Handbook: A practical guide for planners, developers and communities, Third edition

AUTHOR(S): Barbara Carroll, Josh Fothergill, Jo Murphy and Trevor Turpin
ISBN: 9780727761415
PUBLICATION DATE: 18 November 2019

Environmental Impact Assessment Handbook, Third edition offers a comprehensive practical guide to the requirements of environmental impact assessment (EIA) in accordance with UK regulations. Explaining the EIA process and legal procedures in a clear and straightforward way, the authors employ their extensive practical experience to cover each of the steps and associated studies needed to undertake an EIA and to produce a successful environmental statement.

Environmental Impact Assessment Handbook is fully updated in line with EU legislation for ensuring protection of the environment from new development, including the 2014 EU directive transposed into UK law in 2017, which heralds a step-change in scope and approach.

Written by practitioners for practitioners, covering procedures, environmental issues and other associated assessments, Environmental Impact Assessment Handbook

  • presents the requirements of EIA in a readily accessible and practical way
  • inspires good EIA practice with the use of case studies
  • informs and guides the early and effective use of EIA
  • demonstrates how improvements in EIA practice facilitate better-informed planning decisions
  • outlines the procedures associated with strategic environmental assessment and demonstrates its benefits.

Including full cross-referencing and links to further information, Environmental Impact Assessment Handbook provides an invaluable overview and step-by-step guide for local authority planners, environmental regulators, consultants and all professionals working on development proposals. Students and community groups will also find this a valuable text.

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