Monitoring Programs, Management Plans & Closure Plans
Included in the Environmental and Social Impact Assessments are:
- Monitoring Programs
- Management Plans
- Closure Plans
An Environmental Monitoring Program describes the processes and activities that need to take place to characterize and monitor the quality of the environment.
An Environmental Management Plan can be defined as ‘an environmental management tool used to ensure that undue or reasonably avoidable adverse impacts of a project are prevented and that the positive benefits of the projects are enhanced’.
A Closure Plan describes the procedure for the removal of all the possible contaminants to air, soil and ware, equipment decontamination, sampling and laboratory analysis and closure to the satisfaction of the relevant standards and regulations stipulated by the National Environment and Planning Authority.