The committee proposed that the government use its Strategic Environmental Assessment system to proactively manage the potential negative impacts of EEC developments. It also urged the EEC Policy Committee to promote eco-friendly industries for the sake of the environment and quality of life of local people. It said the EEC Office should urge businesses to help develop the potential of local people, so they too can have a hand in the development of their area. Traisulee said the EEC Office recently met with relevant government agencies and they acknowledged the proposals. The EEC Office said many of the points suggested were already part of its plans and will be implemented in due course.
Source: The Nation Bangkok August 14, 2022 06:15 UTC