Strategic Environmental Assessment in Korea

A powerpoint presentation from Young-Il Song of the Korea Environment Institute (KEI)

Environmental Impact Assessment(EIA)

  • Adopted in 1977 under the Environment Preservation Act
  • Currently, being enforced under the Act on Assessment of Impacts of Works on Environment, Traffic, Disaster, ETC
  • Applied to the development projects (17 Fields 63 Projects)

Preliminary Environmental Review System(PERS)

  • Adopted in 1994 under directive of the Prime Minister
  • Currently, being enforced under the Framework Act on Environment Policy
  • Applied to the administrative plans as well as development projects in the environmentally sensitive area (46 Plans, 22 Projects)