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Review of environmental health impacts in developing country cities

Review of environmental health impacts in developing country cities

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Published by The World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Urban health -- Developing countries.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [39]-49).

      StatementDavid John Bradley ... [et al.].
      SeriesUrban Management Program ;, 6, Urban Management Program (Series) ;, 6.
      ContributionsBradley, David J., 1937-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA566.5.D44 R48 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 58 p. ;
      Number of Pages58
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1720817M
      ISBN 100821321943
      LC Control Number92024094

      Environmental policies before China’s economic reform a brief history 2. For many years before China’s reform of the economic system in , pollution was a so-called nonissue in China [].For example, only a few regulatory standards (largely oriented to occupational health) based on Soviet practice were promulgated in and revised in but were almost Author: Ying Li, Ke Chen. • Understates and insufficiently mitigates environmental impacts and loses credibility. Source: Sadler ; Glasson et al. One of the most important challenges for EIAs is the assessment of cumulative impacts. Cumulative impacts and changes to the environment are those that are “caused by an action in.

      The World’s Worst Pollution Problems Report sets out to quantify the human health impacts from major sources of hazardous pollution in low to middle-income countries. In particular the focus is on sites in the developing world where toxic pollution has occurred because of industrial activity.1 This evaluation. While discussions of Strategic Environmental Assessments (SEA), which examine the environmental and social impacts of country plans and policies at a national level, have recognised the potential for political factors to undermine processes (e.g. see World Bank ), such discussions have been lacking in the debate on EIAs in developing by: 6.

      Air Pollution: Health and Environmental Impacts examines the effect of this complex problem on human health and the environment in different settings around the world. It not only covers general modeling, monitoring, and characterization techniques but also includes field studies and cases that offer valuable insight into region-specific issues. Indeed, as a U.S. National Academy of Sciences report concluded, greater reliance on nonpolluting modes of transportation in developing-country cities, coupled with the strong integration of residential and economic activities, suggests those cities may be in a position to avoid some of the most costly mistakes of transportation investment.


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