All of this happened because the phenomenon was not foreseen by the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) – commissioned by Furnas and Odebrecht, the companies responsible for Santo Antônio, and certified by IBAMA before issuing the permit. This is the assessment that points out the possible damage caused by the construction and the necessary actions to mitigate it.
GS PAPER 2: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. GS PAPER 3: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.
Employees of Saudi Star rice farm work in a paddy in Gambella. The Ethiopian government has built massive road, rail, agribusiness and hydropower schemes without pausing to conduct the necessary social and environmental impact assessments Photograph: AFP/Getty Images
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#Breaking: Construction of the #DAPL will stop immediately. The Army Corps of Engineers has denied an easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline. Another environmental impact assessment will be done, but this denial of the easement seems to settle the #StandingRock issue for good. The pipeline NOT likely to run under Missouri River.