Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 2.djvu/787

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PUBLIC LAW 102-391—OCT. 6, 1992 106 STAT. 1667 plans. Such plans shall include analyses of possible enduse energy efficiency measures and nonconventional renewable energy options, and such plans shall reflect the quantifiable environmental costs of proposed energy developments; (ii) a substantial portion of loans and grants in the energy, industry, and transportation sectors shall be devoted to end-use energy efficiency improvements and nonconventional renewable energy development; and (iii) all organizational units within the MDBs should create staff positions in a management role in end-use efficiency and renewable energy, which positions shall be staffed by individuals with professional experience in program design and management and educational degrees in relevant technical disciplines. (B) In the area of forest conservation— (i) forestry loans should not support commercial logging in relatively undisturbed primary forests, nor should loans result in any significant loss of tropical forests; (ii) forestry loans should not be disbursed until legal, economic, land tenure, and other policy conditions needed to ensure sustainability are in place; (iii) loans should not support mineral, petroleum, or other industrial development in, or construction or upgrading of roads through, relatively undisturbed primary forests unless adequate safeguards and monitoring systems, developed in consultation with local populations, are already in place to prevent degradation of the surrounding forests; (iv) loans should be consistent with and support the needs and rights of indigenous peoples and other longterm forest inhabitants and should not be made to countries which have shown an unwillingness to resolve fairly the territorial claims of such people; and (v) support for protection of biological diversity, in close consultation with local communities, should be increased to account for a larger proportion of MDB lending. (C) In the area of forced displacement of populations— (i) the World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, and Asian Development Bank should maintain a listing, available to the Secretary of the Treasury, of all ongoing proiects involving forced displacement of populations, including the number of people displaced and a report on the status of the implementation of their resettlement policy guidelines for each such project, and obtain agreements with borrowers to ensure that all ongoing projects involving forced displacement will be in full compliance with their resettlement policy guidelines by mid-1993; and (ii) the African Development Bank should adopt and implement policy guidelines on forced displacement similar to such guidelines of the other MDBs. (D) In the area of procedures for environmental impact assessment (EIA)— (i) each MDB should require that draft and final EIA reports be made available to the public in borrowing and donor countries and that the public be offered timely opportunities for comment on the EIA process, including initial scoping sessions, review of EIA categories assigned Forests and forest products. Reports. Public information.