The LGV BPL project falls within the categories listed in Annex I to Directive 97/11/EC and has therefore been subject to an environmental impact assessment (EIA) in accordance with French administrative procedures.
The EIA procedure was conducted as part of the process leading to the Declaration of Public Interest (DUP), issued on 28 October 2007. The environmental aspects have been addressed in a manner satisfactory to the Bank.
The promoter is bound by Community directives on procurement procedures, in particular Directive 2004/17/EC. The procurement procedures applied are therefore satisfactory to the Bank.
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