Published: Jul 20, 2020
The National Environment Board today approved Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) reports for several projects, including the Bt36-billion Jira, Nakhon Ratchasima-Ubon Ratchathani double-track rail line, said National Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning secretary-general Raweewan Bhuridej.
Published: May 23, 2019
LOCAL GROUPS, mostly farmers, are voicing strong opposition to the construction of a sugar factory and connected bagasse-fuelled power plant in the heart of Thung Kula Rong Hai – an area in the Northeast known for its jasmine rice.
Published: Oct 22, 2018
DESPITE concerns over the environmental impact a concrete road inside Kaeng Krachan National Park would have, and the absence of an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) on the project, park officials said building of the road will begin next month.
Published: Dec 06, 2017
ACADEMICS and environmentalists have urged the prime minister to revoke and redraft the current Enhancement and Conservation of National Environmental Quality Bill, while more than 200 campaigners against the bill pledged to protest until they receive a satisfactory outcome from the government.
Published: Mar 17, 2016
LAST WEEK Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, in his capacity as the head of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), issued an order that will result in cutting lengthy development procedures for some state projects so preparations for construction