Annotating Environmental audit

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Term Environmental audit
Description An independent assessment of the current status of a party's compliance with applicable environmental requirements or of a party's environmental compliance policies, practices, and controls.
Definition Environmental audit

An independent assessment of the current status of a party's compliance with applicable environmental requirements or of a party's environmental compliance policies, practices, and controls. An environmental audit usually refers to a review or investigation that determines whether an operating facility is in compliance with relevant environmental regulations. The audit may include checks for possession of required permits, operation within permit limits, proper reporting, and record keeping. The typical result is a corrective action or compliance plan for the facility.

References http://www.epa.gov/oswer/riskassessment/glossary.htm#e
http://www.epa.gov/OCEPAterms/eterms.html  

http://rais.ornl.gov/home/glossary.html#E

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