PROGRESS IN GEOGRAPHY ›› 2008, Vol. 27 ›› Issue (3): 75-79.doi: 10.11820/dlkxjz.2008.03.011

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Differ ence in Environment Assessment of Land Use Planning between China and Europe Union

CAI Yumei1, LI Tianwei2, WANG Hao3   

  1. 1. China Land Surveying and Planning Institute, Beijing 100035;
    2. Department of Environment Assessment Management, State Environment Protection Administration, Beijing 100035;
    3. Beijing Normal University, College of Geography and Remote Sensing, Beijing, 100875
  • Received:2008-02-01 Revised:2008-03-01 Online:2008-05-25 Published:2008-05-25

Abstract:

Environment impact assessment of land use planning is an important tool for making more rational land use planning, realizing sustainable land use planning and promoting regional sustainable development. According to analysis of problems when refering to the experience of European Union in the procession of making environment impact assessment for land use planning, the difference in environment impact assessment of land use planning between China and European Union is analyzed. Based on different characteristics of environment impact assessment between China and Europe, we analyze the differences from three aspects: the meaning of land use planning and environment, index system and measures for environment impact assessment of land use planning and spacial administrative levels of environment impact assessment. In the last, there were four measures of making environment impact assessment of land use planning with Chinese characteristic being put forward, including setting up environment impact assessment system for Land use planning, distinguishing the content of land use planning and environment impact assessment for land use planning, the plan - based methodology that should be adopted in environment impact assessment for land use planning, and enhancing collaboration between different subjects and departments. Besides, public participation is also important.

Key words: land use planning, SEA for land use planning, strategy environment assessment (SEA)