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What is meant by nature of impact?

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Carlos Pereira da Cruz Mar 16, 2021

While implementing an environmental management system an organization determine its environmental aspects:

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Environmental aspects are the ways an organization interacts with the environment.

For example, consider from the example above the environmental aspect related with wastewater discharge.

Organization A discharges wastewater in a river, after treatment in a wastewater treatment facility, and the wastewater quality is according to legislation and permit.

Organization B discharges wastewater in a river, without treatment in a wastewater treatment facility, and the wastewater quality is not according to legislation and permit.

Same environmental aspect, different consequences for the environment. An environmental impact considers the consequences of a particular aspect for the environment.

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