Eia Quiz 2

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  • 1. 
    The review of the EIS by EMB shall be guided by the following general criteria except:
    • A. 

      That environmental considerations are integrated into the overall project planning

    • B. 

      That the assessment is technically sound

    • C. 

      That proposed environmental mitigation measures are complete

    • D. 

      That social acceptability is based on informed public participation

  • 2. 
    EMB may validate whether or not the EIS was integrated with project planning by requiring relevant documentary proofs such as:
    • A. 

      Terms of reference

    • B. 

      Monitoring plan

    • C. 

      Feasibility study

    • D. 

      Additional information

  • 3. 
    Specific detailed engineering design shall not be required at the EIS review stage.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      It depends

  • 4. 
    If there is available and relevant secondary data to a development proposal, the EIARC should require additional primary sampling.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      It depends

  • 5. 
    Data on natural hazards are required to be presented in the EIS.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 6. 
    Assessment of risk posed by natural hazard to the project is part of EIA.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 7. 
    Recommendation  of  internationally acceptable methods for quantitative assessments should be done during the Scoping stage of the EIA process.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 8. 
    The EIARC’s requests for Additional Information (AI) shall be limited to those agreed in the final Screening Checklist.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 9. 
    Requests for AI needs to be properly justified by the concerned EIARC member, and subsequently by the EIARC as a whole upon recommendation of the consolidated AI to the proponent.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 10. 
    A replacement or alternative member to the EIARC shall respect the signed Scoping Checklist, thus, shall not add requirements.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 11. 
    The EIA evaluation must be done after the issuance of permits and clearances.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 12. 
    The EIARC is prohibited from providing guidance to the Proponent and other government agencies in integrating critical EIA findings and recommendations in the project plans and other government requirements.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 13. 
    The Case Handler is the EMB’s representative in providing guidance and clarification on EIA policy and procedures and may undertake an internal review of the EIA Report.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 14. 
    Requirements of government agencies are separate from those within the EMB mandate.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 15. 
    The EIARC members suggests need for Resource Person/s based on specific information needed to make a decision on acceptability of the modular report.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 16. 
    The EIARC is indirectly advisory and recommendatory to the EMB.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 17. 
    The EIARC can require Additional Information (AI) from the Proponent based on the recommendations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 18. 
     Issues on relevance of an AI shall be justified by the requesting EIARC member without the deliberation and recommendation of EIARC.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 19. 
    The Resource Person is identified after the Formal Scoping is held and after the Proponent has presented a Project Briefing to the EMB and the prospective EIARC members.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 20. 
    The Resource Person may also be invited during public consultations or hearings.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 21. 
    The Resource Person is identified after the Formal Scoping is held and after the Proponent has presented a Project Briefing to the EMB and the prospective EIARC members.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 22. 
    A Resource Person from MGB Environmental or Mine Operations divisions can coordinate with a Proponent for a mining project.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 23. 
    If at the end of the deliberation process, the issues are still unresolved, the EIARC Chair reflects both opposing position/s in its EIARC Report, subject to final evaluation by EMB.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 24. 
    For workplace safety, OHSP is advised of critical project operations or facilities and substances which may pose safety hazards.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 25. 
    For land conversion, DA certification and DAR approval for conversion are necessary at the EIA stage.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 26. 
    An EIA is a process a proponent undertakes before an ECC is issued.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 27. 
    The ECC outlines the commitments of the proponent that are necessary for the project to operate within best environmental practice that are currently covered by existing laws.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 28. 
    If a project is covered, the proponent prepares all requirements for the application process and undertakes an initial rapid site and risk assessment
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 29. 
    The formulated Environmental Management Plan (EMP) and corresponding costs and benefits are part of the Feasibility Study.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 30. 
    During the DED stage, the proponent is presumed to have secured the ECC.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 31. 
    At the start of Project Construction/Development/Operations and throughout the project lifetime, environmental mitigation measures are fully implemented.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 32. 
    Major improvements in a project need new formal applications for DENR approvals.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 33. 
    It is during the FS stage in the project cycle that the EIA study will have most significant use.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 34. 
    The PEISS is supplementary and complementary to other existing environmental laws.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 35. 
    No permits and/or clearances issued by other National Government Agencies and Local Government Units shall be required in the processing of ECC or CNC applications.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 36. 
    The issuance of an ECC or CNC for a project under the EIS System exempts the proponent from securing other government permits and clearances as required by other laws.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 37. 
    If the baseline characteristics have changed, the EMB office concerned shall require the proponent to submit a new application.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 38. 
    Decisions on applications are made within prescribed timelines within the control of the Proponent.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 39. 
    In the EIA process, implementation is doen after securing necessary permits.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 40. 
    Projects classified as ECPs established prior to 1982 are not required to secure ECCs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies