Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)
EIA is the appraisal process used to identify, predict, evaluate and justify the environmental, social, and related biophysical effects of a proposed policy, program or project on the surrounding environment. It enables an organization to identify:
• The most environmentally suitable option for their project at an early stage
• The best possible environmental option
• Alternative processes or options
In accordance with Federal Law No. (24) of 1999 and various Technical Guideline issued by Environment Agency- Abu Dhabi (EAD), all new Developments, Infrastructure, commercial and Industrial projects require NOC from EAD. Both national and international laws require environmental impact assessments
(EIA) prior to the commencement of a building or restructuring of a project.