EIAO Report, it is made publicly available for review.
decide in his own capacity whether or not the EIAO should be approved.
There are a few problems with the EIAO process that make pursuing
and agencies, entities that are rarely penalized for EIAO breaches.
Members of the public will have 14 days from 29 May to 11 June to forward their written comments on the project profile to the director of environmental protection, under the EIAO
, before he issues an EIA Study Brief which is expected to set out the scope of environmental issues to be addressed in the EIA study and requirements that the EIA study needs to fulfill.
The European Internet Accessibility Observatory Project (EIAO) conducted user requirements and usability studies to inform the technical development of its Web accessibility assessment and data-gathering tool (Craven & Snaprud, 2005).
Whereas work has been undertaken to help make these formats more accessible for people using assistive technologies (Gavin, 2005; Nielsen, 2002), the EIAO study showed that end users still perceive them as inaccessible.
The EIAO project also undertook a survey of stakeholders to establish the need for the proposed European Internet Accessibility Observatory (see Craven & Snaprud, 2005).