environmental impact assessment on minerals in nigeria

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An Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is an assessment of the potential impacts whether positive or negative, of a proposed project on the natural environment: The E.I.A Act, as it is informally called, deals with the considerations of environmental impact in respect of public and private projects.

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Nigeria: An Overview Of The Nigerian Minerals And Mining ...

 · An Overview Of The Nigerian Minerals And Mining Act 2007. The Nigerian Minerals and Mining Act 2007 ("the Act") was passed into law on March 16, 2007 to repeal the Minerals and Mining Act, No. 34 of 1999 for the purposes of regulating the exploration and exploitation of solid materials in Nigeria. This paper reviews the critical aspects of the Act.

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ASSESSMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATORY …

The Environmental Impact Assessment Decree (N. o. 86 of 1992) includes a series of EIA good practice dispositions. It determines that EIA should be required for all public and ... In February 2007, the Senate of Nigeria approved the Nigerian Minerals and Mining Bill, repealing the Minerals and Mining Act of 1999. The purpose of the Bill has ...

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(PDF) Environmental impact assessment challenge in Nigeria ...

Social and economic factors may be far more pressing. * Correspond ing author:[email protected] . +23 4-8045074497 t) f Environmental Impact Assessment Challenge in Nigeria According to Imevbore and Adegoke (1990) the primary purpose of an EIA is to ensure that potential problerns are foreseen and addressed at the project design.

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(PDF) Environmental impact assessment challenge in Nigeria

Environmental Impact Assessment. Challenge in Nigeria. According to Imevbore and Adegoke (1990) the primary purpose of an EIA is to ensure that potential. problerns are foreseen and addressed at ...

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ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT (FINAL REPORT) OBAJANA CEMENT COMPLEX OBAJANA, KOGI STATE SUBMITTED BY ... increase in the call for the development of the solid minerals sector of the ... vendors in the northeastern region of Nigeria. Baseline Environmental Characteristics Climatic Characteristics: ...

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Environmental Law and Business in Nigeria | BAM & GAD ...

 · Nigeria Mineral and Mining Act 2007, Mineral & Mining Act No 34 of 1999, Minerals & Mining Act 2007. Environmental Impact Assessment Act (Cap E12 LFN2004). Hydrocarbon Oil Refineries Act. Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection Act. Harmful Waste (Special Criminal Provision) Act (Cap H1 LFN 2004). Associated Gas Re-injection Act

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Environmental Laws and Regulations for Environmental ...

 · 11. Deals with the considerations of environmental impact in respect of public and private projects. Section 2 (1) requires an assessment of public or private projects likely to have a significant (negative) impact on the environment. Section 2 (4) requires an application in writing to the Agency before embarking on projects for their ...

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ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF OIL AND GAS …

The aim of this research was to assess, examine and evaluate the Environmental Impact Assessment system, environmental regulatory framework enacted by the Department of Petroleum Resources for the Petroleum Industry in Niger Delta Region of Nigeria and the ensued environmental degradation in order to identify the significant environmental and ...

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Environmental Assessment Department | Federal Ministry of ...

The Environmental Assessment Department is one of the Technical Departments established in the Federal Ministry of Environment at the inception of the Ministry in 1999 and charged with the responsibility of ensuring that all developmental projects are carried out in compliance with relevant environmental laws and regulations in order to ensure ...

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Experts list challenges facing solid minerals sector | The ...

 · Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) surveys, he said, should be enforced on mining companies and reports scrutinised by supervisory ministries, adding that where hazards are detected, companies ...

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Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in Nigeria

 · In light of the challenges posed by Nigeria''s deeply troubled petroleum sector, attention is turning to the potentially large role of solid minerals extraction in national (and local) economic development. Given the lack of large-scale mine operators and the prevalence of artisanal and

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Environmental Impact Assessment as a Tool for Sustainable ...

Environmental Impact Assessment is the perceived tool for achieving the desired balance. Nigeria is one of the few developing countries that have specific relevant legislation and therefore this paper assesses Nigeria''s Environmental Impact Assessment Act 1992 and its

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FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA

Nigeria has made great progress in promoting and organizing small scale miners, including carrying out environmental impact assessment for mining projects. Mineral markets have been developed and the provision of loans to small scale miners is in place. The challenge for …

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EIANigeria.pdf

63 Environmental impact assessment in Nigeria: regulatory background and procedural framework Nerry Echefu and .E Akpofure ABSTRACT As a consequence of the illegal dumping of toxic wastes in Koko, in the former Bendel State, in 1987, the Nigerian Government promulgated the Harmful Wastes Decree which provides the legal framework for the effective control of the disposal of toxic and …

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Environmental Regulations in Nigeria: A Mini

and Standards for Environmental Pollution Control in Nigeria 1991, Environmental Impact Assessment Decree 1992, Water Resources Act 101 of 1993, and Minerals and Mining Act 1999. In addition, Nigeria is a signatory to a number of international multilateral conventions, which are related to the environment.

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Environmental Impact Assessment: A Veritable Tool For ...

Keywords: Environmental impact assessment, sustainable projects, Nigeria. ----- Date of Submission: 11-09-2017 Date of acceptance: 13-09-2017 -----I. Introduction The quest to protect the environment from constant degradation has been of global concern for decades now.

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Environmental impact assessment in Nigeria: Current ...

 · PMBS, UIP Office, Ibadan, Nigeria Received 3 August 1990 This paper examines the present state of environmental impact assessment (EIA) in Nigeria, using some examples. It then focuses on the ways and means of integrating EIA with development planning, including financial, legislative and institutional requirements.

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Environmental Impact of Artisanal Gold Mining in Luku ...

The evaluation of environmental impact of artisanal gold mining was carried out in Luku, Minna, North Central Nigeria, to evaluate environmental hazards associated with artisanal gold mining through field work and Laboratory analyses. During the field work, observations of the whole mining site were made so as to evaluate the physical impact of mining and representative soil samples were ...

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How to Apply for Environmental Impact Assessment in Nigeria

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A SCOPING REPORT ON TE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT …

The scoping report is prepared for the Environmental Impact Assessment for mineral exploration on an area which is located 15 km South of Karibib and covers farm Navachab. The coordinates for the centre of the licence are 15.821879 and - 21.975825. Environmental scoping is a critical step in the preparation of an EIA for

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Public Participation in Environmenal Impact Assessment ...

The Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process in Nigeria recognizes the importance of ... Solid mineral mining 5 9.4% Telecommunications 15 28.3% ... The author express profound gratitude to the Federal Ministry of Environment Abuja Nigeria for permission …

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Laws & Guidelines Regulating Solid Mineral Industry in Nigeria

 · Laws & Guidelines Regulating Solid Mineral Industry in Nigeria. 3. Nigerian Minerals and Mining Regulations 2011; 4. Guidelines on Mineral Titles Application 2014; 5.The Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria: Laws & Guidelines Regulating Solid Mineral Industry in Nigeria (6) Environmental Impact Assessment Act Cap E12 LFN 2004 (EIAA).

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Environmental Conferences in Nigeria 2021/2022/2023

Environmental Conferences in Nigeria 2021 2022 2023 is for the researchers, scientists, scholars, engineers, academic, scientific and university practitioners to present research activities that might want to attend events, meetings, seminars, congresses, workshops, summit, and symposiums.

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Public Regulation of the Oil and Gas Industry in Nigeria ...

The fourth part of this article will highlight the environmental impact assessment regime in Nigeria and analyze its effectiveness. The fifth section will highlight the recent developments in the oil and gas industry, such as the Petroleum Industry Bill and the Local Content Act. The sixth part will conclude the analysis, where the inherent ...

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RESOURCE EXPLOITATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT

1.7 Limitations of the study. The study was carried out to investigate the environmental impact of resource exploitation on crude oil mining areas in Niger delta region of. Nigeria. The study is delimited to the residents of crude oil mining areas in Niger delta region. This is …

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ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF MINING IN …

entitled assessment of the impact of mining and mineral processing on the ENVIRONMENT AND HUMAN HEALTH IN AFRICA was proposed to the International Geological Correlation Programme (IGCP) Board in 2010, and approved by the Board in 2011.

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