environmental impact assessment in ghana

Environmental Impact Assessment in Ghana: Current ...

SummaryEnvironmental Impact Assessment (EIA) now enjoys at least statutory status in a number of Third World Countries (TWCs), including Ghana. Indeed, it is now considered an important tool of policy and control, both at the central government and local/district government levels. One of the difficulties, however, in implementing EIA has been the design of an appropriate methodology, in view ...

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Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) In Ghana –The ...

2014-7-15  Environmental impact assessment (EIA) is the assessment of individual projects by identifying, predicting, evaluating and mitigating the biophysical, social and other relevant impacts. In Ghana,the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Act 490, 1994 grants the EPA the right to request a company or anybody undertaking a project to carry out an ...

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Environmental impact assessment in ghana-anex post ...

Environmental impact assessment and environmental management in Ghana. (Paper presented at the conference on Resource Conservation for Ghana's Sustainable Development, organised by the EPC and the Forestry Commission, Accra, Ghana, 28–30 April.

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(PDF) Environmental impact assessment: Insights from ...

2014-12-1  Environmental impact assessment in Ghana: The genesis till present. ... Environmental impact assessment is a tool used to identify the environmental, social and economic impacts of a project prior ...

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Environmental impact assessment in Ghana-an ex post ...

In this article the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) situation in Ghana is reviewed. Like many other Third World countries, Ghana has recognized the importance of EIA as a development control tool and, therefore has accepted it at national level. In this article an attempt is made to apply a simple matrices methodology to the ex-post evaluation of the Kpong Hydro-electric Project...

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Environmental impact assessment in developing countries ...

2001-1-1  Abrokwa-Ampadu R, Ampadu-Agyei OA. Environmental impact assessment and environmental management in Ghana. Paper presented at the conference on resource conservation for Ghana's sustainable development. Environmental Protection Council and Forestry Commission, Accra, 28–30 August 1994. Act 490. Republic of Ghana. Accra, Ghana: Ghana Publishing ...

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ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT

2019-6-29  The Environmental Assessment Regulations is established to provide a framework for Environmental Assessment of development projects in Ghana. The LI 1652 is organised into five schedules of categorised projects which may either be subjected to a complete EIA or a Preliminary Environmental Assessment (known as PER). Regulation 1(2) of LI

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Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA); A Useful Tool to ...

2013-11-20  The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) since its inception in 1994 has been responsible for the implementation of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) regulation in Ghana. Many EIA have been performed on major projects such as mining, dams, gas projects but much has not been done in the mitigation of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) emissions which is said to be the main driving force of

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[PDF] Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA); A useful

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) since its inception in 1994 has been responsible for the implementation of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) regulation in Ghana. Many EIA have been performed on major projects such as mining, dams, gas projects but much has not been done in the mitigation of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) emissions which is said to be the main driving force of climate

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Environmental impact assessment in developing countries ...

Most developing countries are adopting environmental impact assessment (EIA) procedures that have more linkage with western European and North American models than with the socio-economic and institutional conditions in developing nations. Ghana is no exception. Based on field research, this article examines Ghana's EIA procedure, and offers suggestions that could improve EIA process in the ...

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ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT: INSIGHTS FROM

2020-11-29  The object of this paper is to ascertain the level of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) compliance of mining companies in selected mining communities in Ghana. Over the past three decades, Ghana has demonstrated considerable commitment to the conservation and management of bio-physical and socio-cultural environment.

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ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT REGULATION,1999

2010-3-23  Environmental impact assessment 3. No environmental permit shall be issued by the Agency for any of the undertakings mentioned in Schedule 2 to these Regulations unless there is submitted by the responsible person to the Agency, an environmental impact assessment in accordance with these Regulations in respect of the undertaking.

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Environmental Impact Assessment in Ghana: Current ...

SummaryEnvironmental Impact Assessment (EIA) now enjoys at least statutory status in a number of Third World Countries (TWCs), including Ghana. Indeed, it is now considered an important tool of policy and control, both at the central government and local/district government levels. One of the difficulties, however, in implementing EIA has been the design of an appropriate methodology, in view ...

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Environmental impact assessment in Ghana-an ex post ...

In this article the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) situation in Ghana is reviewed. Like many other Third World countries, Ghana has recognized the importance of EIA as a development control tool and, therefore has accepted it at national level. In this article an attempt is made to apply a simple matrices methodology to the ex-post evaluation of the Kpong Hydro-electric Project...

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Environmental impact assessment in developing countries ...

Most developing countries are adopting environmental impact assessment (EIA) procedures that have more linkage with western European and North American models than with the socio-economic and institutional conditions in developing nations. Ghana is no exception. Based on field research, this article examines Ghana's EIA procedure, and offers suggestions that could improve EIA process in the ...

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Public Participation in Environmental Impact Assessment in ...

The study set out to assess public participation in environmental impact assessment (EIA) processes using the experience of Bui Dam Project in Ghana. The research adopted the case study design within qualitative research approach. A sample size of thirty-five (35) respondents from across different categories were selected for the study.

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Appraisal of The Environmental Impact Assessment For

The purpose of this paper was to appraise the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) undertaken to expand Ghana’s T3 Thermal Power Plant, located at Aboadze in the Western Region and also examine implications of the expansion of the thermal plant on tourism development in the study area. Content analysis of the EIA document was supplemented with an interview of ten key informants in two ...

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Strategic Environmental Assessment and the Sustainable ...

2019-8-19  Applying Ghana’s Environmental Assessment Laws to the Plan. In the case of the Integrated Aluminum Industry Plan, the SEA laws should apply. Similar to the oil and gas sector, for which the Government has conducted a SEA, [34] the aluminum

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Environmental Policy Assessment in the Ghanaian Gold ...

2020-10-13  Environmental policy assessment has been recognized by critical stakeholders (e.g., governments, local communities, academics, environmental advocacy groups, and mining companies) as an effective way of identifying and dealing with the myriad of environmental problems confronting humanity, particularly those caused by mining activities.

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JONATHAN A. ALLOTEY, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

2009-10-4  Biodiversity and Impact Assessment In Ghana, the Environmental Protection Agency has the mandate to request for Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) under the Environmental Protection Agency Act, 1994 Act 490. Under this mandate, Environmental Assessment Regulations, 1999 LI 1652 has been passed which requires that:

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ESLGhana Environmental Consultant

WELCOME TO ESL CONSULTING. ESL Consulting Limited (ESL) specializes in the fields of Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA), Environmental Management Plans (EMP), Environmental Monitoring Studies (EMS), Environmental Sensitivity Analysis (ESA), Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA), Coastal Development Management, Aquatic Resources

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Ghana Bridge Power Project - opic.gov

2018-2-26  Environmental and Social Impact Assessment 60K36301 Revision: 4 Date: January 2018 . Jacobs Consultancy Petroleum, Chemicals Energy Practice Tower Bridge Court 226 Tower Bridge Road London SE1 2UP Ghana Bridge Power Project Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Volume III: Environmental and Social Management Plan Early Power Limited

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Ghana: Strategic Environmental Assessment and its ...

2021-10-12  Unlike case studies that concentrate on a particular SEA, this example seeks to explain how ideas about EIA, SEA and environmental mainstreaming have been progressively developed in Ghana over the last 20 years. By tracing the evolution of environmental assessment processes over an extended period, it is possible to show how significant changes ...

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ASSESSING THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF OIL AND

2016-8-29  economic feature of the economy of Ghana. However, while the country continue to benefit from windfall from the sector, the country has begun to grapple with environmental impact associated with all stages of oil and gas activities, particularly, exploration and production. 1.2 Emerging Environmental Issues Arising in Oil and Gas Exploration

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Environmental impact assessment in Ghana-an ex post ...

In this article the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) situation in Ghana is reviewed. Like many other Third World countries, Ghana has recognized the importance of EIA as a development control tool and, therefore has accepted it at national level. In this article an attempt is made to apply a simple matrices methodology to the ex-post evaluation of the Kpong Hydro-electric Project...

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Environmental impact assessment in developing countries ...

Most developing countries are adopting environmental impact assessment (EIA) procedures that have more linkage with western European and North American models than with the socio-economic and institutional conditions in developing nations. Ghana is no exception. Based on field research, this article examines Ghana's EIA procedure, and offers suggestions that could improve EIA process in the ...

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Public Participation in Environmental Impact Assessment in ...

The study set out to assess public participation in environmental impact assessment (EIA) processes using the experience of Bui Dam Project in Ghana. The research adopted the case study design within qualitative research approach. A sample size of thirty-five (35) respondents from across different categories were selected for the study.

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ASSESSING THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF OIL AND

2016-8-29  economic feature of the economy of Ghana. However, while the country continue to benefit from windfall from the sector, the country has begun to grapple with environmental impact associated with all stages of oil and gas activities, particularly, exploration and production. 1.2 Emerging Environmental Issues Arising in Oil and Gas Exploration

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Appraisal of The Environmental Impact Assessment For

The purpose of this paper was to appraise the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) undertaken to expand Ghana’s T3 Thermal Power Plant, located at Aboadze in the Western Region and also examine implications of the expansion of the thermal plant on tourism development in the study area. Content analysis of the EIA document was supplemented with an interview of ten key informants in two ...

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Ghana: Strategic Environmental Assessment and its ...

2021-10-12  Unlike case studies that concentrate on a particular SEA, this example seeks to explain how ideas about EIA, SEA and environmental mainstreaming have been progressively developed in Ghana over the last 20 years. By tracing the evolution of environmental assessment processes over an extended period, it is possible to show how significant changes ...

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Environmental Policy Assessment in the Ghanaian Gold ...

2020-10-13  Environmental policy assessment has been recognized by critical stakeholders (e.g., governments, local communities, academics, environmental advocacy groups, and mining companies) as an effective way of identifying and dealing with the myriad of environmental problems confronting humanity, particularly those caused by mining activities.

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JONATHAN A. ALLOTEY, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

2009-10-4  Biodiversity and Impact Assessment In Ghana, the Environmental Protection Agency has the mandate to request for Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) under the Environmental Protection Agency Act, 1994 Act 490. Under this mandate, Environmental Assessment Regulations, 1999 LI 1652 has been passed which requires that:

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(DOC) Environmental challenges in Ghana alemiya

By way of conclusion, it can be noted that the major environmental challenges affecting natural resource management in Ghana are farming factivities, bush burning which is an annual condition in Ghana, the activities of chainsaw operators, illegal fishing activities, and illegal mining activities, industrial discharges and oil spillages ...

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Assessing the Impact of Fuel Filling Stations on the ...

2013-6-26  The potential environmental impact of these stations on residential communities has raised concerns in recent times. The objective of the study was to assess the impact of the filling stations on the environment. Using GPS, data on fuel station locations and associated permitting, environmental and safety requirement was collected.

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A SIMPLE GUIDE TO STRATEGIC ENVIRONMENTAL

2016-1-26  different as Ghana, Mozambique and the Netherlands. (Ref – Netherlands commission for Environmental Impact Assessment publication on SEA) SEA FOR POVERTY REDUCTION In 2002 Ghana published its Ghana Poverty Reduction Strategy. When drawing up this strategy, little attention was given to environmental

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ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT:

2015-12-17  In accordance with the Environmental Protection Agency Act 1994, Act 490 (Parts 1II) and Environmental Assessment Regulations 1999, LI 1652, an Environmental and Social Impact Assessment is required prior to the development of the proposed project. As a part

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