132/11kV Olifantshoek Substation, Northern Cape Province
Project Name: 132/11kV Olifantshoek Substation, Northern Cape Province
Applicant: Eskom Holdings SOC Limited
Proposed Activity: The proposed project will consist of the following activities:
» A new 10MVA 132/11kV Olifantshoek Substation (approximately 100m x 100m in extent) and ancillaries (including a metering station, control building, admin building, workshop and associated infrastructure). Access roads of 5m in width will also be established.
» Decommissioning of the existing 22/11kV 2.5MVA Olifantshoek Substation including all site rehabilitation.
Location: Portion 1 of the Farm Neylan 574 and Erf 155 located within the urban edge of Olifantshoek town within the Gamagara Local Municipality in the John Taolo Gaetsewe District Municipality in the Northern Cape Province.
Basic Assessment Process: In terms of sections 24 and 24D of the National Environmental Management Act (No 107 of 1998), as read with the amended EIA Regulations, 2014, of GN R326, GN R327, GN R325 and R324, a Basic Assessment process is being undertaken for the proposed 132/11kV Olifantshoek Substation by Savannah Environmental as the independent practitioner.
Basic Assessment Report Available for Review: A Basic Assessment Report has been made available from 15 November 2017 – 15 December 2017 for review and comment. The report is available at the following locations:
» Olifantshoek Public Library, Van Riebeeck Street, Olifantshoek
I&APs are advised to submit any comments on this report, in writing, to Savannah Environmental on or before 15 December 2017.
To obtain further information and register on the project database, please submit your name, contact information and interest in the project, in writing, to Savannah Environmental:
Gabriele Stein of Savannah Environmental
Post: P.O. Box 148, Sunninghill, 2157 , Johannesburg
Tel: 011 656 3237 | Fax: 086 684 0547
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