The Kansai International Airport Co., Ltd. and
the Kansai International Airport Land Development Co.,Ltd. have predicted
the environmental impact of the second phase onto Osaka Bay and the
surrounding area, and they have assessed it by comparison with environment
preservation targets established in advance from the point of view
of conservation of the natural environment.As the result, it is recognized
that the environment preservation targets will be fulfilled and that
there will be no noticeable impact onto the environment.
Procedure for Environment Impact Assessment
Prediction and assessment have been performed as
follows,and the basic procedure is shown in the figure on the under.
- All the projects from the construction stage
to the operation
has been divided into 'Airport existence',
and 'Airport construction work', and
impact elements on Osaka Bay and the
(hereinafter called 'environmental impact
items influenced by 'environmental impact
called 'environment impact assessment
items') have been
- In regard to life environment and natural
present situation has been analyzed by
and existing documentation, etc.
And concrete items (here
in after called 'prediction and assessment
been selected for the environment impact
for which an influence by the environment
is to be predicted.
- In order to make impartial judgment from
the viewpoint of
conservation of life environment and
natural environment, environment
conservation targets have been set for
and assessment item.
- Paying considerations to reducing the environment
by implementation of environment conservation
for each prediction and assessment item,
so as not to over]
or underestimate the influence onto the
have been made to make quantitative predictions
as possible, and the results have been
assessed by comparison
with the environment conservation targets.
Procedures for investigation,prediction,and assessment
Relations between the environmental impact elements
and environment impact assessment items
Note:Items marked by a circle
are items where the influence of elements influencing
the environment can be considered and which have been extracted as
environment influence evaluation items.
Cultural treasures is only an item for investigation of the present