EIA

Pasig-Marikina River Channel Improvement Project: Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement

Published Date: 
09/2011

The Pasig-Marikina-San Juan River System, of which total catchment area is 635 km2, runs through the center of Metro Manila and flows out to the Manila Bay. Its main tributaries, the San Juan River and Napindan River, join the main stream at about 7.1 km and 17.1 km upstream from the Pasig River mouth, respectively. The three largest waterways contribute largely to the flooding in the metropolis brought about by the riverbank overflow of floodwaters.

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EIA: Visayas Base Load Power Project – Secured Landfill Facility

Published Date: 
09/2010

The Project is located in Barangay Tina-an, one of the Coastal Industrial Corridor of Naga City, where most of the existing industrial establishments are located. The project site is situated at the titled Property of the Province of Cebu. It is approximately 120 meters away from the national road which is next to Barangay Poblacion at the northern side and fronting the seawater of Bohol Strait at the eastern side of Naga City.

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Article: Philippine EIA, Mining and Genuine Development

Published Date: 
01/2009

What is ‘genuine development’ in the context of the environmental impact assessment (EIA) for mines proposed to be developed in the Philippines? This article examines the EIA process, related legislation, administrative and judicial decisions. The Philippine EIA system will be compared with the U.S. National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA),1 and the American experience with mining.

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Environmental & Social Impact Assessment (ESIA): Karachi Hyderabad Motorway (M-9)

Published Date: 
06/2012

The existing 136 km Karachi-Hyderabad section of N-5 (popularly known as Super Highway) connects the port city of Karachi with the North of Pakistan. This section of the highway is amongst the most densely trafficked in the entire country, the existing highway is serving heavy traffic volume with large portion of truck traffic. The route is also the shortest possible distance between the two cities i.e. Karachi and Hyderabad and feeds into the main North – South Links i.e. National Highway N-55 (Indus Highway) and the National Highway N-5 (Grand Trunk Road).

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IEE: MFF Power Transmission Enhancement Investment Program

Published Date: 
11/2011

The proposed project is construction of a new 220 kV 125 km long Transmission Lines (TL) from UCHII to SIBI, in Balochistan province. This new 125 km long TL will be passing through total 3 districts. The condition of the power transmission system in Pakistan is inadequate to meet the rapidly growing demand for electrical power. This situation limits national development and economic growth. To enable the transmission system to deliver newly added generating capacity the existing network has to be expanded.

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EIA Case Study: Glycol waste incineration in a wet process

Published Date: 
08/2006

A polyester staple fibre manufacturing unit in Pakistan used to dump its glycol waste in the sea. Because of public and government pressure, the waste was sent to a wet-process cement factory. There it was mixed with the raw material slurry and fed into the cement kiln. A team of scientists did not find any difference in the quality of cement and all samples before and after glycol waste incineration. The EPA nonetheless insisted that the incineration activity should be examined using EIA techniques.

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EIA: MFF for Power Distribution Enhancement Program

Published Date: 
03/2011

This Document is the Environmental Impact Assessment for the tranche-2 sub-project (Conversion of Jalalpur-Nau Grid Substation with double circuit T/Line) proposed by the Gujranwala Electricity Power Company (GEPCO) under the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Power Distribution Enhancement Multi-Tranche Finance Facility (PDE-MFF). Under ADB Guidelines, the substations & distribution lines are to be taken as one integral subproject/ one package and the guidelines require environmental assessment of all components of subprojects whether financed by ADB, governments or other co-financiers.

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EIA: JDW Co-Gen Power Project

Published Date: 
03/2011

M/S JDW Power (Pvt.) LTD., (JDWPL), 1485/C-A2 Asad Jan Road, Lahore Cantt, Pakistan are in the process of installing a 2x40 MW co-generation power plant, using bagasse and imported coal as fuel. The project consists of a stand-alone bagasse cogeneration facility that will be constructed alongside the existing JDW Sugar Mills Limited (JSML) at Qasba Shiren, Jamal Din Wali, District Rahim Yar Khan, Pakistan.

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EIA: North-West Frontier Province Road Development Sector and Subregional Connectivity Project (Peshawar–Torkham Subproject)

Published Date: 
05/2006

This updated summary environmental impact assessment (EIA) is based on the environmental assessment reports for the proposed new alignment of the Peshawar–Torkham subproject under Loan No. 2103-PAK: North-West Frontier Province (NWFP) Road Development Sector and Subregional Connectivity Project. This subproject was appraised during preparation of this loan in 2003. The summary EIA based on the 2003 feasibility study was circulated to the Board on 15 June 2004 and the loan was approved on 18 November 2004.

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Comparative Study of EIA Systems: Philippines and Other Countries

Published Date: 
06/2013

This paper provides an overview of key elements of a number of different countries’ Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) procedures. These elements will be compared to the current EIA process of the Philippines in order to draw out lessons for possible improvement. The EIAs reviews are from the following countries: China, Japan, Malaysia, Republic of Korea, United States, and the regional regime in the European Union (EU). The paper also includes a brief discussion of the value of EIA in the international context, and reflections on assessing the effectiveness and cost of EIAs.

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