Environmental Impact Assessment for Developing Countries by Asit K. Biswas and S. B. C. Agarwal (Eds.)

By Asit K. Biswas and S. B. C. Agarwal (Eds.)

Environmental effect review (EIA) is now a compulsory strategy for undertaking approval in all nations. This publication brings jointly reviews in EIA (Environmental effect evaluation) for various different types of venture from diversified components of the realm, comprehensively discussing regulations followed, methodologies used, their relative successes and screw ups, institutional possible choices, felony frameworks, schooling and coaching, in addition to a number of case reports

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Acquisition of private tenancy land is almost negligible as the balance is mostly government land. Impact on health The major impact will be on the health of mine workers who will be exposed to noise and dust pollution resulting in gradual but permanent health deterioration. Present experience indicates the prevalence of nystagmus, pneumoconiosis and hearing losses to be common. Impact on infrastructure and support services There will be an appreciable beneficial impact on roads, transport and 44 Environmental Impact Assessment for Developing Countries communication facilities, power, civic amenities like water supply and sewerage, medical services, educational facilities, markets and recreation.

1. As indicated therein the project requires 302 ha forest land. 64 MLD Services The total manpower to be deployed for the project is 660 of which 363 persons will be provided housing. The infrastructure and support services include service buildings, rest house, school, hospital, bank, water supply, sewerage, transport and communication facilities, electricity etc. Environmental setting The proposed project site lies in the eastern part of Chota Nagpur plateau of Bihar State. The general topography of the project area as well as surrounding area is very rough and hilly.

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