Handbook on EIA in Sabah (Third Edition). 

This is the third edition of the Handbook on Environmental Impact Assessment in Sabah, revised from the second edition which was published in 2005. While the legislative basis of this edition remains the same as the second edition, namely the Environment Protection Enactment 2002 and the Prescribed Activities Order 2005, the objective of this update is to further improve the implementation of the environmental assessment system in Sabah.

This online version is only available until chapter one. Please contact the Assessment Sector, EPD to purchase the hardcopy version in order to have access to all of the information contained in this handbook.

Appendix A - Data Dictionary 

This data dictionary is a document to guide environmental consultants for submission of spatial data to Environment Protection Department (EPD). This dictionary has been prepared primarily for the application of projects that are classified as Prescribed Activity under the Environmental Protection Enactment (Prescribed Activities) (Environmental Impact Assessment) Order 2005 that requires submission of Proposal for Mitigation Measures (PMM) report or Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report.

Click here to download the GIS sample data.


EIA Guidelines for Forest Harvesting (Logging) and Forest Plantation Establishment.

These guidelines provides an overview of the important environmental issues, impacts, mitigation measures and monitoring programmes that need to be considered when undertaking logging and forest plantation activities. 


EIA Guidelines for River Sand and Stone Mining. 

These guidelines provides an overview of the most important environmental issues, impacts, mitigation measures and monitoring programmes that need to be considered in connection with river sand and stone mining development projects.  


EIA Guidelines for Oil Palm Plantation.  

These guidelines provides an overview of the most important environmental issues, impacts, mitigation measures and monitoring programmes that need to be considered in connection with the planning, development and operation of oil palm plantations. 


EIA Guidelines for Construction on Hill Slopes.

These guidelines provides an overview of the important environmental issues, impacts, mitigation measures and monitoring programmes that need to be considered when undertaking hill slopes activities. 


EIA Guidelines for Stone Quarry Activities.

These guidelines provides an overview of the important environmental issues, impacts, mitigation measures and monitoring programmes that need to be considered when undertaking quarries activities. 


EIA Guidelines for Land Reclamation Activities.

These guidelines provides an overview of the most important environmental issues, impacts, mitigation measures and monitoring programmes that need to be considered in connection with land reclamation activities.


EIA Guidelines for Shoreline Development Activities.

These guidelines provides an overview of the most important environmental issues, impacts, mitigation measures and monitoring programmes that need to be considered in connection with the shoreline development activities. 


EIA Guidelines for Earthwork Activities.

These guidelines give an overview of the most important environmental issues, impacts, mitigation measures and monitoring programmes that need to be considered in connection with earthwork activities. 


ACTION PLANS

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