EIA

EIA of Thai Iron and Steel Factory

Published Date: 
05/2007

Thai Iron and Steel Factory (TISF) expanded its existing plant to cater the higher demand in the downstream industries. Together with the new plant, the total capacity will exceed 100 tons/day, which requires EIA according to Thai law. In the EIA preparation, it was found that the most significant impact from the factory was air pollution caused by particulate matters (PM). The air pollution control system has been installed as the mitigation measure to minimize the dust released.

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EIA: Biomass Power Project

Published Date: 
02/2008

The Biomass Power Project (the Project) is developed by the Biomass Electricity Co. Ltd. (BECO) to supply the 304 Industrial Park (304-IP) on Highway 304, and sell the remaining power to the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) under the small power producer program. The power plant has a total capacity of 165 megawatts (MW), of which 15 MW will be for internal consumption, 60 MW for the 304-IP, and 90 MW for EGAT.

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Airport Noise Assessment in Thailand

Published Date: 
12/2011

The airport project is one of the development projects on the environmental impact assessment (EIA) requested list by law in Thailand. The airport noise impact assessment procedures are selectively proposed by a consultant whom conducts the EIA reports for the airport development project, freely. Airport noise assessment procedures have been following the Noise Exposure Forecast (NEF) for more than 50 years, proposed by the American Consultant. There is none of any rules and regulations specifying the noise descriptor and its calculation for airport noise in Thailand.

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Review of environmental impact assessment and monitoring in aquaculture in Asia-Pacific

Published Date: 
01/2009

This review is prepared as part of the FAO Project “Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and monitoring in aquaculture”. The review provides a compilation, review and synthesis of existing EIA and environmental monitoring procedures and practices in aquaculture in the Asia-Pacific region, the largest aquaculture-producing region in the world. This review, as in other regions, gives special consideration to four areas related to EIA and monitoring in aquaculture including: (1) the requirements (2) the practice (3) the effectiveness and (4) suggestions for improvements.

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Draft EIA: Dry Zone Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Project

Published Date: 
05/2012

Environmental Impact Assessment on the Proposed Surface Water Extraction from a Reservoir Across Per Aru, Vavuniya District: Volume 2 - Annexures

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Project Shell Eastern Petrochemicals Complex: Ethylene Cracker Complex & Mono Ethylene Glycol Plant, Singapore

Published Date: 
06/2006

Shell Eastern Petroleum (Pte) Limited (SEPL) is planning a major petrochemicals development project in Singapore consisting of the following three elements:

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Preliminary Assessment of Singapore's Environmental Law

The Singapore Constitution does not contain any provisions on the environment. Neither does Singapore have a framework law on environmental protection and management. There is no mandatory environmental impact assessment (EIA) system laid out in legislation. The present scheme of environmental management in Singapore is scattered throughout numerous Acts and Regulations. EIAs are required on an ad hoc basis at the discretion of the ENV. There has not been much judicial pronouncement or comment on environmental matters - in fact, environmental litigation is almost unknown in Singapore.

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The EIA process in Singapore with particular respect to coastal environments and the role of NGOs

Published Date: 
12/1995

The recent history of industrial and urban development in Singapore, the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process, and the way EIAs are used in development planning is briefly reviewed. EIAs are carried out in secret when, and if the Government deems them necessary. Coastal ecosystems are used as examples to show that an almost total loss of mangrove, sandy beach and coral reef systems has taken place at the expense of development, and in a political environment where the EIA is supposedly utilized.

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Singapore Coastal Reclamation: History and Problems

Published Date: 
01/2003

Singapore has been undergoing coastal reclamation for four decades. As its population grows until more than four million, the Singapore government faces problem in providing ample land for residential, industrial and municipal activities. Some waterfronts and offshore islands in Singapore have been deformed or enlarged by some coastal reclamation projects. The reclamation has been particularly devastating. Some problems, namely environmental and territorial problems, have arisen some concerns from its neighboring countries.

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Thailand: Dam planning meets fierce resistance

Date of Release: 
Jun 24 2013

The government's ambitious plans to build the Lower and Upper Yom dams in Phrae province's tambon Sa-Iap may never leave the drawing board, due to fierce opposition from local residents, say critics.

Although work on the dams - among 28 to be built under the water-management mega-scheme - is ready to begin, hundreds of villagers have heavily opposed the project. They have even gone as far as expelling representatives of Panya Consultants - the company hired to assess the project's impact.

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