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PD 1151 Philippine Environmental Policy

The law mandates the preparation of an environmental impact statement regarding every action, project or undertaking which significantly affects the quality of the environment. The detailed statement should contain:
a) the environmental impact of the proposed action, project or undertaking;
b) any adverse environmental effect which cannot be avoided should the proposal be implemented;
c) alternative to the proposed action;
d) a determination that the short-term uses of the resources of the environment are consistent with the maintenance and enhancement of the long-term productivity of the same; and
e) whenever a proposal involves the use of depletable or non-renewable resources, a finding must be made that such use and commitment are warranted.
Date: June 06, 1977


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Date: January 1, 1900

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