Section I provides a brief background on federal and state environmental auditing initiatives, and section II presents some evidence on the results of these initiatives.
What does EA stand for?
EA stands for Environmental Auditing
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- Military and Government
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We have 103 other meanings of EA in our Acronym Attic
- Enterprise Agreement
- Enterprise Architecture
- Entrepreneur Association
- Entreprise Adaptée (French: Adapted Enterprise)
- Enumeration Area (Canada census boundary)
- Environment Agency (UK; formerly National Rivers Authority)
- Environment Australia
- Environmental Action
- Environmental Assessment
- Environmental Assurance
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Environmental auditing can take many forms, including legally mandated reviews of plant safety, voluntary reviews of opportunities for pollution prevention or safety enhancement, a detailed one-time internal inspection of a facility for compliance with all relevant legal requirements, a periodic or random spot-check of environmental or safety performance aspects of an entire corporation, or a "paper" review that examines only a firm's management systems and programs These audits may be internal or external in nature, using either internal personnel or outside consultants or experts.
EPA initially sought to encourage the use of audits in its 1986 environmental auditing policy by stating it would not routinely request and use the reports as part of its investigations.
Environmental auditing To be accountable to the public and to the government, industries should have accurate and available information on the environmental performance of their construction contractors, plants, technologies, waste contractors, products, distribution systems, wholly owned and partly owned businesses and overseas agencies.