ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT GUIDELINES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION SECTOR IN ZAMBIA
The Environment Management Act No. 12 0f 2011 and the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Regulations, Statutory Instrument No. 28 of 1997, makes it mandatory to obtain environmental clearance for projects listed under the First and Second Schedules of the EIA Regulations. The EIA Regulations classifies projects into two categories. Projects under the First Schedule require that an Environmental Project Brief (EPB) is prepared while projects under the Second Schedule require an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).
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