EIA guideline for wind power project

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Realizing the importance of EIA for the wind sector, we decided to make an EIA guideline
simply because none exists. Our aim is two-fold: one, to convince the government of the need
for an EIA law in this sector, and two, to assist project developers who want to undertake EIA
studies, even if there is no formal EIA law in place.

To make this guideline, my colleagues have travelled across the country to understand
environmental and social issues related to wind power development. One of my colleagues


Nepalese govt gearing up for green governance

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Sep 14 2013

Efforts are underway to introduce environment friendly governance at the grassroots within the current fiscal.

The Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development is working towards this end. “We have prepared a draft of an integrated guideline in a bid to deliver environment friendly local governance‚” said Shanta Bahadur Shrestha‚ secretary at the ministry.


EIA of Power Development Project: Lessons from Thailand Experiences

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Environmental impact assessment (EIA) is an important part of environmental and public health regulations. Increasing demand of electric consumption in Thailand is a major challenge for authorities trying to ensure satisfactory supply. However, the adverse impacts of development projects are powerful public concerns. Preparations of adequate EIA reports contribute to enhancing overall effectiveness of the EIA process.

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