Environmental Aspects

Revised: 12 Mar 2010 (added facilities impacts)

As a small service industry, Delta has minimal environmental impacts. The company provides information to land managers on the sustainable management of their land and/or businesses. The aspects of Delta's operations most likely to result in environmental impacts are:

Apsects Possible Impacts Severity

Office production of reports etc

Energy usage

3

 

Paper use/waste

2

 

Parking issues

4

Laboratory testing of environmental parameters

Chemical storage

3

 

Chemical wastes

1

 

Energy usage

3

Fieldwork

Vehicular use (burning fossil fuel)

2

 

Vegetation impacts in sensitive areas (eg riparian zones)

1

Facilities Energy use
3
  Water use
3
  Food and green waste
1

These impacts are addressed according to severity. Achievable targets are identified in Environmental Targets, and Environmental Improvement Plans are developed within that procedure as an expansion of the targets.

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