For whom do NGOs speak? Accountability and legitimacy in pursuit of just environmental impact assessment

Jia Yen Lai*, A Hamilton

*Corresponding author for this work

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• The perception of legitimacy is connected to the local political context.
• Actors' consent of what constitutes legitimacy is critical for just participation.
• There are no regulative rules holding representatives to account in Indonesia's EIA.
• Stakeholders prioritised the outcome of representation over who represented them.
• Empowering local governments is an important entry point to strengthen justice in EIA.
Original languageEnglish
Article number106374
JournalEnvironmental Impact Assessment Review
Early online date4 Feb 2020
Publication statusPrint publication - May 2020


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