The 2014 environmental resource management and decision support project was contracted to the IER by the Environmental Protection Administration to assist the EIA committee’s reviewing process in data collection and analysis, and to provide topic reports. The purposes of the project included the shortening of EIA review process and the simplification of administrative operation.
The project team assisted completing the following works: 1) the appointment of specialists, 2) monthly progress reports in data collection and synthesis, and 3) the questionnaire interview with specialists, and the results can be used as future reference by the EPA.
The project team assisted in sixteen topics regarding the EIA consultation and data collection and synthesis, including 57 cases of third-party review opinions, 15 cases of legal consultation, and 204cases of fuzzy text screening process. The final report proposes suggestions to improve the specialist orientation seminars, the EIA committee opinion exchange seminars, and the format of EIA documents for EPA’s reference.