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2010-6-17 · Assessment of the environmental impact of dredging for navigational purposes The greatest dredging activities are carried out in the southern part of the OSPAR Region II (Greater North Sea), especially in and around the harbours of …

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1. Marine Works (Environmental Impact Assessment ...

3 Environmental Impact Assessment for the entirety of Culver Extension site (Area 526) including the tonnage applied for at both sites. 5. The Environmental Statement (ES) – MWR 12 (1)(d) 5.1 The Environmental Statement outlined the possible impacts of the proposed project organised under the following topic headings

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EIS 741 ABO1 9413 Proposed sand extraction, Wooli …

2018-6-6 · An environmental impact statement (E.I.S.) was prepared on behalf of the proponents by B. W. , Consultant Town Planner and Surveyor, Grafton, in accordance with environmental assessment procedures required by Part V of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, 1979 and its Regulation. The Director of Environment and Planning was ...

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(PDF) Impacts of dredging and reclamation projects

Environmental windows are a management practice used to alleviate such stresses on resident and transient biota by placing temporal restrictions on the conduct of dredging operations.

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Impact of Sand Dredging Activities on Ecosystem and ...

2018-2-27 · Impact of Sand Dredging Activities on Ecosystem and Community Survival in Ibeshe Area of Lagos Lagoon, Nigeria Falilu Olaiwola Adekunbi1*, Isa Olalekan Elegbede2, Dorathy Iniobong Akhiromen1, Theresa Osamudiame Oluwagunke 1, Opeyemi Otolorin Oyatola1 1Nigerian Institute for Oceanography and Marine Research, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria

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Potential effects on the marine environment of dredging …

2011-12-7 · This study is an assessment of the possible effects of the dredging project on the water quality of the surrounding environment. Water quality data for the Bonny offshore river were collected. The parameters assessed were temperature, dissolved oxygen (DO), pH, biochemical oxygen demand (BOD), total dissolved solids (TDS), total suspended ...

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Environmental management for dredging sediments

2015-5-10 · Review Environmental management for dredging sediments e The requirement of developing nations Norpadzlihatun Manap a, b, *, Nikolaos Voulvoulis b a Department of Construction Management, Faculty of Technology Management and Business, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Beg Berkunci 101, Parit Raja, Batu Pahat Johor 86400, Malaysia

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Counting the cost of sand dredging

2021-8-17 · Counting the cost of sand dredging. In the past 20 years, the Lagos State Government has lost huge revenue to sand dredging. Despite the creation of the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources ...

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Sand dredging and environmental efficiency of artisanal ...

2016-2-20 · Fishery is an important agricultural subsector in Nigeria. There are more than six million coastal and riverine artisanal fishermen carrying out their activities in 46,300 km 2 of maritime area and 125,470.82 km 2 of inland waterbodies in Nigeria (Fish for All Summit 2005).Artisanal fishing is a subsistence fishing practice involving the use of simple tools such …

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sand dredging | Open Development Cambodia (ODC)

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) / sand dredging A Koh Kong environmental official yesterday said a company with a sand-washing facility in an area where the Ministry of Mines and Energy last month banned sand dredging would be allowed to keep and operate its facility. ...

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Environmental Impacts of Sand Dredging in Awoyaya, …

Environmental Impacts of Sand Dredging in Awoyaya, Lagos State, Nigeria Muyideen Alade Saliu 1*, Abiodun Ismail Lawal2, and Ismaila Adeniyi Okewale 3 1,2,3 Department of Mining Engineering, Federal University of Technology, P.M.B 704, Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria *Email: [email protected] Abstract The research analysed the environmental impacts ...

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FINAL BASIC ASSESSMENT REPORT AND …

2018-10-30 · Impact Assessment and an Environmental Management Programme Report in terms of the National Environmental Management Act (Act 107 of 1998) (NEMA), it cannot be concluded that the said activities will not result in unacceptable pollution, ecological degradation or damage to the

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Environmental impacts of dredging in the Niger Delta ...

Sand dredging is among the factors contributing to the alteration of riparian forest ecosystems in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria. However, no study has been conducted to ascertain its effect ...

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Impacts of Sand Mining on Environment – A Review

2019-1-28 · sand without causing undue erosion or degradation at the site. Sand mining various environments is presented below. River Environment Impact of Sand mining Sand is vital for sustenance of rivers. The sand mining has several impacts on the river environment. Sand mining disturbs and completely remove the habitat from the mined zones.

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Eco-livelihood assessment of inland river dredging : the ...

Eco-livelihood assessment of inland river dredging : the Kolo and Otuoke creeks, Nigeria, a case study Conventionally environmental assessments (EAs) have been carried out to enhance the understanding of the environment and for the purpose of developing appropriate environmental management and protection strategies.

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Proposed sand dredging Romiaka Channel Yamba, New …

2018-5-30 · regard to the preparation of an environmental impact statement for the abovemontioned proposal. As the Clarence River is unzoned, Council consent is not required for the dredging operation, which would therefore . be an ''activity'' requiring consideration under Part V of the ••.. Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979. However,

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Bayelsa to regulate dredging activities as Diri signs ...

2020-8-28 · Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, has condemned the activities of sand dredgers in the state without recourse to Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA). He said that the activities of sand ...

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Impact of Sand Mining and Sea Reclamation on the ...

2019-2-27 · shom, 1999). The study was carried out to evaluate the environmental impact assessment of Ikate and Ilubirin communities when reclamation for a posh housing estate was planned. 2. Methodology 2.1. Study Design The study is cross sectional and experimental in nature involving physical and socioeconomic impacts of sand mining and reclamation. 2.2.

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Environmental impacts of dredging on seagrasses: A …

Environmental impacts of dredging on seagrasses: A review. ... and mitigating measures together with proper impact assessment and development of new environmental dredging techniques help to prevent or minimize adverse impacts on seagrasses. Costs of such measures are difficult to estimate, but seem negligible in comparison with costs of ...

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Environmentalist decries sand filling of Lagos Lagoons ...

2017-9-6 · An Environmentalist, Mr John Ekoko, on Wednesday decried the ongoing sand filling of Lagoons in some parts of Lagos State by the state government, warning against its …

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the effect of sand dredging on artisanal fishing in Nigeria, none of these studies incorporated environmental factors. This makes it difficult for relevant stakeholders to adequately identify, prioritise and measure the environmental impact of sand dredging. Bearing in mind the many Nigerians earning

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(PDF) Impacts of dredging and reclamation projects

Environmental windows are a management practice used to alleviate such stresses on resident and transient biota by placing temporal restrictions on the conduct of dredging …

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Sand Dredging Impact on the Fish Catch in Bonny River ...

Sand Dredging Impact on the Fish Catch in Bonny River Estuary, Nigeria. Abstract: The impact of sand dredging off Atlantic Ocean of the Bonny River Estuary on fish catch in the surrounding fishing communities was studied. This study was conducted to assess the major fish species commonly caught at the selected major landing sites in the area.

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Experts worry over land reclamation, dredging as ...

2021-2-8 · Faced with the challenge of over 20 million people inhabiting a landmass of about 1,171.28 square kilometres, land reclamation has become a norm in Lagos to mitigate its pressing need for housing.

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Environmental Impacts of Sand Dredging in Awoyaya, …

Environmental Impacts of Sand Dredging in Awoyaya, Lagos State, Nigeria. The research analysed the environmental impacts of sand dredging in Awoyaya, Lagos State. Water and soil samples were collected from three different locations in the study area. The results of water analysis reveals that average pH of water is 6.16, the average temperature ...

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[PDF] Evaluation of Environmental Impact Assessment …

Environmental impact assessment (EIA) came into being in Nigeria with promulgation of the Act establishing three independent EIA systems—the EIA Decree 86 (1992), the Town and Country Planning Decree 88 (1992) and the Petroleum Act (1969). Despite a sound legal basis and comprehensive guidelines, evidence suggests that EIA has not yet evolved satisfactorily in Nigeria…

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Environmental Effects of Sand and Gravel Mining on …

2014-6-16 · The extraction of sand and gravel from river, stream terraces, floodplain and channels, conflicted with other resources such as fisheries, recreational functions and with the stability of the river channels. Using field observation and environmental impact assessment guidelines, they identified a host of environmental impacts along Nzhelele valley.

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Environmental and Economic Burden of Sand Dredging on ...

2020-5-29 · Sowunmi F.A. (2020) Environmental and Economic Burden of Sand Dredging on Artisanal Fishing in Lagos State, Nigeria. In: Atewamba C., Yong Ngondjeb D. (eds) Inclusive Green Growth. Advances in African Economic, Social and Political Development.

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IMPACT OF SAND AND GRAVEL DREDGING ON THE …

The impact of sand and gravel dredging or mining on the environment is enormous; this is so because when they see is dredge Excessive in stream sand-and-gravel mining causes the degradation of rivers. …. Any volume of sand exported from streambeds and coastal areas is a loss to the system. Excessive in stream sand mining is a threat to ...

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(PDF) Environmental impacts of abandoned dredged soils …

Environmental impacts of abandoned dredged soils and sediments. ... Changes in Water PhysicoChemical Properties Following the Dredging of an Oil Well Access Canal in the Niger Delta. ... Acid Sulfate Soil Assessment: Coastal, Inland …