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Environment impact studies 'need reform', say Thai environmentalists

Date of Release: 
Feb 27 2014

Environmental and health impact assessments required for all large-scale projects have become so problematic that they need "reform" to avoid further confrontations between local people and project owners, a seminar on environmental reform was told yesterday.

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It's not glamorous, but it's needed

Date of Release: 
Jul 31 2011

As is usual when a new government comes in, there has been a lot of talk of grand and expensive projects to move the country forward. An example of this is the Pheu Thai Party's proposal to ''reclaim'' land along the coast of Thailand by filling in mangrove forests and mudflats and building a dam 10km from the shoreline in Samut Prakan and Samut Sakhon provinces.

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Constitutional reform grants Kenyans the right to a clean and healthy environment

Date of Release: 
May 17 2011

Environmental rights have been explicitly recognised as part of the constitutional relationship between Kenya's Government and its people for the first time. Adopted last year following a referendum, the new constitution grants every person the right to a clean and healthy environment, which includes the right to have the environment protected for the benefit of present and future generations through legislative and other measures.

Read full story: http://uk.ibtimes.com/articles/20110517/kenya-enshrines-environmental-ri...

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