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ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT SYSTEM IN NEPAL - AN OVERVIEW OF POLICY, LEGAL INSTRUMENTS AND PROCESS

@inproceedings{Bhatt2009ENVIRONMENTALIA,
  title={ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT SYSTEM IN NEPAL - AN OVERVIEW OF POLICY, LEGAL INSTRUMENTS AND PROCESS},
  author={Ramesh Prasad Bhatt and Sanjay Nath Khanal},
  year={2009}
}
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is one of the major instruments integrated with a goal of making economic development project, environmentally sound and sustainable. The use of EIA began in 1970 in USA and spread rapidly throughout the world particularly after the UN Earth Summit held in 1992. To enable such issues to be taken into account in decision making it was necessary to introduce a systematic procedure of EIA. Therefore, to date many of the countries of world have a legal and… 
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