The procedure to obtain an environmental clearance in India is unknown to many in the field of Environmental Sciences. Here, guest blogger Srishti Manna provides a step-by-step guide.
I covered the three most popular form of matrices in my previous post, namely, Simple Matrix, Leopold Matrix, and the Component Interaction Matrix. However, each project has different necessities and around the world, different EIA teams have come up with specific assessment matrices that will best suit their […]
EIA legislation in India has been existent since 1994. After several amendments to the original 1994 EIA notification, today EIA notification 2006 is the major EIA legislation in India.
Is it enough to suggest mitigation measures and let things be? Of course not! That will be like asking a kid not to touch the remote and then leaving the kid in the house to go shopping! The final step of the Environmental Impact Assessment is the longest […]
The mitigation hierarchy consists of 5 steps that an EIA team can take to successfully mitigate environmental impacts in the project site.
After we have screened a project to see if it requires an EIA or not, and after we have conducted the scoping process (which includes baseline study, impact assessment in the form of checklists/matrices/networks and creating a ToR), we come to the third step of Environmental Impact Assessment: […]
The third common method of assessing impacts in EIA is called the Network method (checklists and matrices are the other two). This was first given by Sorenson in 1971, primarily to explain linkages between different environmental aspects. It is solely used to illustrate and understand primary, secondary and […]