"EIA has become a basic necessity for project planning, operation and monitoring.
EIA is an exercise to evaluate the beneficial and adverse effects of development
projects/activities on the environmental system including socio-economic, cultural and
aesthetic concerns. It integrates the environmental considerations with the requirements
of economic growth and social development.
EIA, pollution control and natural resource utilization are to be taken together in a
total approach to environmental Management.
This book provides an insight of the exercise to be undertaken for the Environmental
Impact Assessment and Management to make it a viable application oriented. Most of the
parameters of environmental pollution and management are covered in this book. The book
will be useful to advanced graduate/post graduate students of engineering and
science/management disciplines. The aim of this book is to inculcate understanding among
readers the need for making assessment of human/natural actions on our environment and