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Environmental Impact Assessment

We evaluate the likely environmental impacts of a proposed project or development, taking into account inter-related socio-economic, cultural and human-health impacts, both beneficial and adverse.

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Environmental Auditing

We conduct various types of evaluations intended to identify environmental compliance and management system implementation gaps, along with related corrective actions. In this way we perform an analogous (similar) function to financial audits.

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Environmental Litigation

We have expertise in the law and science of environmental litigation.

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Dr. Cyril U. Gwam (Chairman and CEO)

Has a Ph.D in international environmental law. He is a member of International Association of Environmental Impact Assessment.

Dr Frank Adigwe (Director)

He has a Ph.D in law. He was formerly a law lecturer in University of Ibadan. He is an expert in environmental law

Dr Ernest Asi Afiesimama (Director).

He has a Ph.D in Climatology (University of Lagos), M.Sc (Distinction in Hydrology, University of Lagos), B.Sc (First Class in Atmospheric Physics, Federal University of Technology, Akure), National Diploma (Distinction in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Yaba College of Technology). He has done many EIAs within and outside Nigeria.

Professor Joshua U. Otaigbe (Director)

Professor Otaigbe has a Ph.D in Polymers Engineering and he is presently a professor in the University of Southern Mississipi, Hattiesburg. Full Profile

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Advisory Services In Environment

Economy Advisory Services consist of policy advice, technical assistance and capacity building that are provided to governments in support of their national and regional initiatives to transform and revitalize their economies. * The Advisory Services include: * Fostering multi-stakeholder dialogue and consultation on green economy; * Delivering comprehensive Green Economy Assessments that identify key opportunities […]

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Environmental Auditing

As the name implies, these audits are intended to review the site’s/company’s legal compliance status in an operational context. Compliance audits generally begin with determining the applicable compliance requirements against which the operations will be assessed. This tends to include federal regulations, state regulations, permits and local ordinances/codes. In some cases, it may also include […]

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Technical Assistance in the Field of Environment

We perform environmental technical oversight and review for all projects receiving financial or legal assistance, as well as projects receiving Private and Governments support. We utilize the National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) guidance, which is designed to provide consistent application of risk-based closure policies by NESREA and provides flexibility to achieve a […]

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Sanitation and Landfill

Sanitary landfills are sites where waste is isolated from the environment until it is safe. It is considered when it has completely degraded biologically, chemically and physically. In high-income countries, the level of isolation achieved may be high. However, such an expensive high level of isolation may not be technically necessary to protect public health. […]

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Environmental Litigation

We have a deep bench of first-chair trial lawyers, and expertise in the law and science of environmental litigation. Our attorneys represent clients in with virtually every type of environmental lawsuit—administrative rule challenges, permit appeals, enforcement defense, cost recovery claims, and trials and arbitrations over alleged environmental contamination. * Strong experience as lead trial lawyers […]

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Carbon Trading and Carbon Offset

A carbon offset is a reduction in emissions of carbon dioxide or greenhouse gases made in order to compensate for or to offset an emission made elsewhere. Carbon offsets are measured in metric tons of carbon dioxide-equivalent (CO2e) and may represent six primary categories of greenhouse gases: carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), nitrous oxide (N2O), […]

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Waste To Energy Plants

ECNL is in the process of negotiating technical partnership between Universal Energy Solutions of Switzerland and CAG Energy Company Nigeria Limited to build Waste to Energy (WtE) Plants in Nigeria. Waste-to-energy (WtE) or energy-from-waste (EfW) is the process of generating energy in the form of electricity and/or heat from the primary treatment of waste. WtE […]

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Environmental Law Publications

Toxic Waste And Human Rights Emerging Environmental Issues 2013 – UNEP The need for Nigeria to seek advisory services and technical assistance in the field of human rights MENACE OF E-WASTES IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: AN AGENDA FOR LEGAL AND POLICY RESPONSES HAZARDS, REGULATORY RESPONSES AND ANALYTICAL TOOLS FOR ELECTRONIC WASTE MANAGEMENT Human Rights and the […]

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Environmental Impact Assessment

Environmental assessment (EA) is the term used for the assessment of the environmental consequences (positive and negative) of a plan, policy, program, or project prior to the decision to move forward with the proposed action. In this context, the term ‘environmental impact assessment’ (EIA) is usually used when applied to concrete projects and the term […]

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Environmental Advocacy

Advocacy is working to influence public policy in social, economic, political, and cultural spheres in order to bring about justice and positive change in human rights and environmental issues. Environmental Advocacy involves both protecting the public from environmental hazards and protecting the natural world. Advocates organize a group around a cause and work to implement […]

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Emerson Radio Station

ECNL is in the process of procuring a radio licence from Nigeria Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) to operate a radio station in Delta State, Nigeria which might be fully operational before the end of 2016.

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Renewable Energy In Nigeria

Renewable energy is generally defined as energy that is collected from resources which are naturally replenished on a human timescale, such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides, waves, and geothermal heat. Renewable energy often provides energy in four important areas: electricity generation, air and water heating/cooling, transportation, and rural (off-grid) energy services. Based on REN21’s 2014 […]

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