Thabametsi Power Station
DEA REF NO: 14/12/16/3/3/40
Project Name: Proposed Thabametsi Power Station, Limpopo Province.
Applicant: Thabametsi Power Company (Pty) Ltd.
Location: The project site is located near the town of Lephalale in the Limpopo Province, within the Waterberg District Municipality and the Lephalale Local Municipality.
Proposed Activity: Thabametsi Power Station is applying for an Air Emissions License for operation of a coal-fired power station in the Lephalale area. In terms of Section 21 of the National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act, 2004 (Act No. 39 of 2004), the following Listed Activity is applicable in terms of this license:
- Category 1, Sub-category 1.1 – Solid fuels combustion installation used primarily for steam or electricity generation.
- Category 5, Sub-category 5.1: Storage and Handling of Ore and Coal
In terms of Sections 38 and 43 of NEM:AQA of 2004, an Air Emissions License is required to be obtained for the power station from the licensing authority, the Department of Environmental Affairs.
Public Participation Process: A Revised Air Quality Impact Report (AIR) has been compiled in support of the AEL, as required in terms of the Act. The AIR and copy of the application form (as completed online) is available for review and comment from 21 August 2018 to 20 September 2018. The due date for written comment is Thursday 20 September 2018. The report is available at:
- Lephalale Local Municipality Public Library (Address: Cnr Joe Slovo Street and Douwater Avenue, Lephalale);
- Marapong Community Library (Address: 1456 Setlhora Street, Marapong); and
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