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Environment Law In NigeriaKnow More

Nov 20 2007 0183 32 Environmental Impact Assessment Act of 1992 EIA Act Harmful Wastes Special Criminal Provisions etc Act of 1988 Harmful Wastes Act The Federal Ministry of Environment FME administers and enforces environmental laws in Nigeria...

The Environmental Impact Assessment Practice In NigeriaKnow More

Dec 16 2008 0183 32 Globally Environmental Impact Assessment EIA is recognised as a tool for achieving sustainable development The main objective of the EIA is to ensure that potential environmental impacts are foreseen at the appropriate stage of project design and addressed before any decision is taken on the project...

Addressing environmental impact of mining on hostKnow More

Sep 08 2020 0183 32 Nigeria must enact laws specific to artisanal mining to regulate their operations and enforce strict compliance to Environmental Impact Assessment EIA and audits x...

PDF ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT EIA ANALYSISKnow More

Environmental impact analysis policy formulation and implementation in Nigeria Paper presented at the FEDEN National Training Session for the 6th Cohort of LEAD Associates in Nigeria 30th March 1999 Bulleid P Environmental impact assessment In Weston J editor Planning and Environmental Impact Assessment in Practice...

GEOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENTKnow More

Key Words Geology Environmental impact Assessment Benefit and Granitic Rocks Introduction The Older Granite of Nigeria includes a wide spectrum of rocks varying in composition from tonalite through granodiorite to granite syenite and charnockite rocks Trustwell et al 1963 The granitoids have been emplaced into both the...

Environmental Impact Assessment of Selected Oil ProductionKnow More

Environmental Impact Assessment of Selected Oil Production Facilities in Parts of Niger Delta Nigeria Bamidele Olobaniyi 1 Omoleomeo Olutoyin Omo-Irabor 2 1 Department of Geology University of Lagos Lagos Nigeria 2 Department of Earth Sciences College of Science Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun Nigeria...

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT APPROACH IN NIGERIAKnow More

The legal framework for conducting EIA in Nigeria is the Environmental Impact Assessment EIA Act CAP EI2 LFN 2004 Main Stages in the EIA Process Screening this is undertaken to decide which projects should be subjected to environmental assessment The criteria used include threshold size of projects and sensitivity of the environment...

Environmental Impact Assessment of ProjectsKnow More

EIA Report The Environmental Impact Assessment Report is the document prepared by the Developer that presents the output of the assessment It contains information regarding the Project the likely significant effect of the Project the Baseline scenario the proposed Alternatives the features and Measures to mitigate...

PDF Impact of Environmental Laws and Regulations onKnow More

Thus the formative years of institutional environmental regulation in Nigeria could be said to have been characterized by the absence of clear 11 wjrrorg Impact of Environmental Laws and Regulations on Nigerian Environment scientific criteria and standards on toxic wastes and on Environment Friendly Products and Eco-labeling pollution...

PDF Environmental impact assessment in NigeriaKnow More

PDF Environmental Impact Assessment EIA is an essential tool used for decision making in a developmental projects as well as a systematic process to Find read and cite all the research...

Challenges of Environmental Policies in NigeriaKnow More

Nov 09 2018 0183 32 Environmental Policies in Nigeria The Environmental Impact Assessment EIA Decree of 1992 is an outstanding environmental instruments not just for the oil and gas Industry in Nigeria but also for all other industries in the country The fundamental goals and objectives of the EIA Act of 1992 as enshrined in the law are as follows A...

Environmental impact assessment in Nigeria regulatoryKnow More

Environmental impact assessment in Nigeria regulatory background and procedural framework Nerry Echefu and E Akpofure ABSTRACT As a consequence of the illegal dumping of toxic wastes in Koko in the former Bendel State in 1987 the Nigerian Government promulgated the Harmful Wastes Decree which provides the legal framework for the...

Environmental Assessment Department Federal Ministry ofKnow More

The Environmental Assessment Department is one of the Technical Departments established in the Federal Ministry of Environment at the inception of the Ministry in 1999 and charged with the responsibility of ensuring that all developmental projects are carried out in compliance with relevant environmental laws and regulations in order to ensure environmental sustainability...

The environmental implications of the exploration andKnow More

Feb 01 2019 0183 32 Decree 86 of 1992 introduced mandatory environmental impact assessments for all new development projects and recommends environmental audits for all existing projects The 1995 Federal Environmental Protection Agency FEPA /Federal Ministry of Environment FMEnv Environmental Impact Assessment EIA sectoral guidelines for solid minerals...

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT ACTKnow More

6 Examination of environmental impact assessment by the Agency The information provided as part of an environmental impact assessment shall be examined impartially by the Agency prior to any decision to be made thereto whether in favour or adverse thereto 7...

A TREND ANALYSIS OF ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENTKnow More

We should recall that tourism is a highly heterogeneous industry and different environmental planning tools are applied at different scales and in different jurisdictions In most countries only certain components of the tourism industry and particular types of tourism development are subject to project-scale environmental impact assessment...

Public Regulation of the Oil and Gas Industry in NigeriaKnow More

The fourth part of this article will highlight the environmental impact assessment regime in Nigeria and analyze its effectiveness The fifth section will highlight the recent developments in the oil and gas industry such as the Petroleum Industry Bill and the Local Content Act The sixth part will conclude the analysis where the inherent...

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Jun 08 2020 0183 32 Where a project for which an environmental assessment is not required under section 15 of this Decree is to be carried out in Nigeria and the Agency or the President Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces is of the opinion that the project is likely to cause serious adverse environmental effect on Federal Lands or on lands in respect of which a State or Local Government has interests the...

HOW TO GET AN ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT CERTIFICATEKnow More

Apr 10 2017 0183 32 Environmental Impact Assessment EIA is a process used to assess the probable positive and negative environmental health and social impacts of a proposed project The process provides regulatory agencies such as Federal Ministry of Environment and National Environmental Standards Regulatory and Enforcement Agency NESREA with information to...

KWALE MINERAL SANDS PROJECT ENVIRONMENTAL ANDKnow More

6 ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT SUMMARY REPORT K W A L E M I N E R A L K W A L E M I N E R A L S A N D S P R O J E C TS A N D S P R O J E C T An Environmental and Social Impact Assessment ESIA is a tool used to assess the environmental and social impacts associated with a major devel-opment of this nature...

Environmental Issues and the Prospects of Mining in NigeriaKnow More

Environmental Issues and the Prospects of Mining in Nigeria Ahmed F Ali1 Amina S Abdullahi1 Aminu S Zangina1 1Department of Environmental Management Bayero University Kano State Nigeria Email ahmadpate yahoocouk Abstract Mining is referred to as the extraction of minerals and other geological materials of economic value...

Environmental impact assessment of coal mining at EnuguKnow More

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE PAPER Environmental impact assessment of coal mining at Enugu Nigeria Princewill C Ogbonnaa Emmanuel C Nzegbulea and Paschal E Okorieb aDepartment of Environmental Management and Toxicology Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike PMB 7267 Umuahia Abia State Nigeria bDepartment of Forestry and Environmental Management...

Assessment of Environmental Impact of Deforestation inKnow More

Aug 04 2018 0183 32 Assessment of Environmental Impact of Deforestation in Enugu Nigeria Abstract Ministry of environment and solid minerals which houses the state forestry commission has four major forestry zones Enugu Awgu Orji River and Nsukka which comprises developed undeveloped or abandoned forest reserves like Enugu Enugu-water Enugu-extension...

Final Environmental and Social Impact Assessment ReportKnow More

100 MW Independent Solar Power Plant Bauchi State Environmental and Social Impact Assessment EnvironQuest ii Chapter Five Potential Environmental and Social Impacts 51 General 5-110 52 Impact Evaluation Methodology 5-110 53 Potential Impact Generation Activities 5-114 54 Potential Impacts 5-117 541 Environmental Impacts 5-117...

Environmental effect of mineral exploitation in NigeriaKnow More

harnessing the minerals in Nigeria An attempt will also be made to examine the possible precautions and reme-dies that can be applied in order to mitigate the effect of adverse environmental impact of mining activiti Table 1 shows the minerals deposits that are currently being exploited in Nigeria Some of the minerals notably...

Environmental Impacts of Oil Exploration and ExploitationKnow More

environmental problems associated with oil exploration and spillage in specifically the Niger Delta in Nigeria as well as bring into perspective the environmental impact occurring in an important reproductive wetland and marine ecosystem Secondary data...

Environmental Impact Assessment of Crude Oil ExploitationKnow More

Environmental Impact Assessment of Crude Oil Exploitation on Wildlife Resources in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria 1S A Abere 1V Ojadi and 2Jacinta A Opara 1Rivers State University of Science and Technology Port Harcourt Nigeria 2University of Maiduguri PMB 1069 Maiduguri-Nigeria ABSTRACT...

Environmental Impact Assessment Process for Oil Gas andKnow More

This article examines legislation and practice concerning the environmental impact assessment EIA process for oil and gas projects in Nigeria It argues that although EIAs have become a standard legal requirement for all oil gas and mining projects in Nigeria not much is achieved in terms of managing the impacts of these projects...

The Effect of Unplanned Exploitation of EnvironmentalKnow More

Environmental sustainability requires constant and regular observation of on-going activities within the environment and maintaining it through an enhanced environmental standard using existing laws The study observed that the development of agriculture and modern technology has led to an increasing human impact on environmental resources without adequate correlation towards the after...

Environmental Regulations in Nigeria A MiniKnow More

and Standards for Environmental Pollution Control in Nigeria 1991 Environmental Impact Assessment Decree 1992 Water Resources Act 101 of 1993 and Minerals and Mining Act 1999 In addition Nigeria is a signatory to a number of international multilateral conventions which are related to the environment...