Last edited 06 Nov 2018

Construction environmental management plan

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[edit] Introduction

The purpose of a construction environmental management plan is to outline how a construction project will avoid, minimise or mitigate effects on the environment and surrounding area.

Construction environmental management plans often detail the implementation of measures in accordance with environmental commitments outlined in; an Environmental Statement, an environmental policy or environmental plan, requirements of planning conditions, Section 106 agreements or other legislative requirements. They are ‘live’ documents that are reviewed and updated at regular intervals throughout the project life cycle.

[edit] Purpose

The purpose of a construction environmental management plan is typically to:

[edit] Scope

The basic scope of a plan should consider the following subject areas, as applicable to the individual project:

[edit] Outline plan

Construction environmental management plans might be structured as follows:

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