EIA 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).
THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT PROCESS IN ZAMBIA
1. Screening 2. Scoping 3. Terms of Reference ( ToRs) 4. Review and Approval of EIA Report 5. Validity of a Decision Letter 6. Transferability of A decision letter 7. Compliance monitoring and auditing 8. Environmental Impact Assessment report structure 9. Identification of Developer 10. Project Description
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