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TURNKEY SERVICES FOR GREEN FIELD ENERGY DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS:

photoEngineering Conference, Nepal

Identification of local government, political risk and co-financing institution requirements for Environmental Impact Assessment, we have developed an environmental standards compendium for Asia, and have worked with World Bank environmental impact assessment requirements for years;

Identification of emissions and effluent standards and regulations;

photoAsh Pond, NTPC, India

Site screening and project scoping, identification of key environmental issues, choice of site can be key to the types of environmental impacts (mangroves, sea turtles) and mitigations required. These should be weighed early in the project planning;

Develop Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), or Terms of Reference for EIA, management and quality control of EIA contractor services;

Construction and operations stage environmental management supervision, environmental audits;

Environmental management training.

SPECIAL SERVICES FOR ENERGY DEVELOPMENT REHABILITATION PROJECTS:

Site contamination surveys, evaluation of environmental impairment liabilities;

Hydrogeologic surveys;

Remediation cost estimates, remediation plans, regulatory agency liaison, remediation supervision.

SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT:

photoTonga Tribal Woman, Kariba Resettlement, Zambia

Review of legislation requirements and national capability for land acquisition, resettlement and rehabilitation (R&R), design of terms-of-reference (TOR) for baseline socioeconomic studies, identification and recruitment of survey, implementation ( including Nongovernment Organizations, or NGOs), and monitoring & evaluation agencies. Comprehensive assessment of social impacts.

POLITICAL RISK ASSESSMENT

photo"Vote for Moon & Star" Political Wall Painting, Nepal

Review of primary and secondary source material, interview of wide variety of informants, identification and recruitment of local expertise.

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