Environmentally Sensitive Area. An area defined by MAFF (now Defra) for which grant aid is available for appropriate agricultural and water/land management.
Environmental Services Association
Environmentally Significant Area. A natural area ,which because of its features or characteristics, is significant to Calgary from an environmental perspective, and has the potential to remain viable.
Environmental Site Assessment. An ESA is a study of a property's past use, the environmental conditions at the site and adjoining sites, and the likely presence of hazardous substances. An ESA can contribute to the "innocent landowner" defense under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act. (CERCLA)
Environmentally Sensitive Area. National designation to protect and enhance an area where traditional farming methods have helped to create a distinctive landscape, wildlife habitats or historic features.
Environmentally Sensitive Area which is recognized as centers of species and habitat richness
Environmental Site Assessment. Phase I is unobtrusive investigation and Phase II is subsurface investigation of environmental conditions of land and buildings.
Environmentally Sensitive Area, early agri-environment scheme, restricted to target areas. Now defunct in Wales and Scotland
Environmentally Sensitive Area; Currently 22 in the UK.
Environmental Site Assessment. A means of evaluating potential hazardous waste sites or other environmental threats through preliminary assessments and site inspections.