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Tech IV Year I Semester Examinations, March-2013
(CIVIL ENGINEERING)

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT & MANAGEMENT
Time: 2 hours Max. Marks: 30

Answer any three questions
All questions carry equal marks

1. (a) How can you predict the impacts of the project activity on biological environment?
(b) How to mitigate the potential impact on vegetation due to any project activity?

2. (a) Explain how the high way project affects the wild life.
(b) Give the causes and effects of deforestation.

3. (a) What is an environment audit? What are its objectives?
(b) Explain the various stages of environmental audit?

4. (a) What are the salient features of Wildlife Protection Act, 1972?
(b) Write the mitigation measures for reducing the impact on surface water quality by
the mining activity.

5. Write short notes on any TWO of the following:
a) Powers and functions of State Pollution Control Boards as per Water Act, 1974?
b) MOTA Act
c) Types of Environmental audit
d) Environmental aspects for river valley development project.

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