Role of an Environment Consultant and the need for environmental clearance for Industries By /
What is an Environmental Consultancy?
An Environment Consultancy is the firm where the advises are given addressing the issues related to the
environment or where the environment is the main concern, issues such as air pollution, water
pollution, soil pollution and other issues which affect the nature and its property.
On the contractual base with the private and the no—private or public sector, the Environment
Consultancy works with where the Environment consultants give advice on the matter which is related
to the environment management.
How does an environmental consultant work?
Nowadays, companies are investing in the research and development, the best part of it, and they are
growing and here the need for an environmental consultant comes. The Environmental Consultants
ensures that the activities of government, landowners, and private companies do not affect the
environment anyhow with relevant and appropriate standard with some regulations.
Environmental Consultants have followed work to conduct:
1. Collection of scientific data
2. Contamination assessment of soil
3. Environmental Auditing
4. Analysis of pollution
5. Inspection of the related field
6. Biodiversity planning
7. Calculating the impact of evaluation
8. Preparing a report
9. Developing the strategies
10. Finding the solutions and providing them
11. Assessment of land
12. Post and pre-investigation
13. Air assessment
14. Coordination with the clients, inspectors
15. Preparing a report on waste management policies
The Environment Consultant poses a great knowledge of environment, they have the scientific
knowledge to perform thorough assessment of environment, every industry thus opting for the
environmental consultancy in order to do their work without getting into problem caused due to
irresponsible activities which harm the environment and properties of nature, that is why consulting an
environmental consultant can be prove beneficial to the public and private organizations. The
Environment Consultants can assess you fully by carrying out the inspection and investigation if you are
willing to purchase a piece of land for your business, he would suggest you the pros and cons of the land
and worst case scenarios and, in fact, they might also carry out the survey to check the basic conditions
for the level of the contamination for the concern location or field area where they give high attention
to the details and accuracy.
An Environmental consultant carries out their office work and field work, their duty is not bounded to
an indoor or outdoor. Like, to prepare a detail report on the particular matter they use to work in an
office and for the post and the pre-inspection and investigation, they have to go to the concerned field.
The Environmental consultant have to prepare a scientific report in detail which would be understood
by a non-technical personal in an easy and effective way where their report is the result of search,
inspection, and investigation to check whether the contamination of the land, air, water, etc. will affect
the people around with affecting the nature and environment.
Why there is need of environmental clearance for Industries?
The environmental clearance is the process of assessing the impact of the planned or proposed project
depending on the environment and all the people around where it tries to minimize the negative impact
which may cause due to it to the environment. For the environmental clearance a tool is used which is
called Environmental Impact Assessment Tool (EAI), it is an important and needed management tool
which ensures the optimal use of the natural resource for the actual sustainable development, in the
true way, which is the study of evaluating the unintended consequences and situations of the proposed
project. In simple words, it is the thorough search of identifying and examining the worst case scenarios,
positive and negative impacts of the project and the evaluation of each and every situation.
The Environmental clearance certification is the Certificate of Environmental Clearance Rules, 2011
which is the piece of the legislation obtained from the Environmental Management Act as per of chapter
35:05. All the rules given in the as per of the Environmental clearance rules that guides the assessment
of the small scale and the large-scale development of the projects which shall have the positive and
negative impact on the environment.