Environmental Impact Assessment and Licensing Requirements
- 30 Mar
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Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is a planning tool used to identify, predict and assess the potential impacts (either negative or positive) that may arise from planned projects, and propose ways of minimizing the negative ones whilst enhancing the positive ones. Apart from reviewing and issuing EIA certificates, the Agency monitors certain industrial activities so as to monitor and regulate the adverse environmental effects brought about by the activities.
The Environmental Management Agency (EMA) wishes to notify the public that in terms of the Environmental Management Act [CAP20:27] the following industrial activities require licensing: