UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-10

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    An Environmental Impact Assessment is an assessment of the possible positive or negative impact that a proposed project may have an environment together consisting of the environment, social and economic aspects. What is the composition of environmental impact assessment in the below statements?
    1. Environmental baseline study.               
    2. Environmental assessment.
    3. Environmental impact statement.
    Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

    A)  1 and 2           

    B)  2 and 3         

    C)  All of these                   

    D)  None of these

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] An Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) is a process aimed at structuring and supporting the development of policies. It identifies and assess the problem at stake and the objectives pursued. It identifies the main options for achieving the objective and analysis their key impacts in the economic, environmental and social fields. The EIA has comprise of three components e.g. environmental baseline study, environmental assessment and environmental impact statement.

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