These measures are actions to be taken to offset the severity of an environmental impact. A noise barrier between a new highway and adjacent homes is an example of a mitigation measure.
Actions to avoid, minimize, reduce, eliminate or rectify the impact of a management practice.
Specific design commitments made with the resource agencies and other agencies during the environmental evaluation and study process that serve to moderate or lessen impacts derived from the proposed action. These measures may include planning and development commitments, environmental measures, and right-of-way improvements. These commitments are implemented during construction or post-construction.