Notice of a Basic Assessment and Public Participation process Decommissioning of Kriel Power Station’s Asbestos Landfill Site Mpumalanga Province (DEA Ref No: To be Issued)
Project Name: Decommissioning of Kriel Power Station’s Asbestos Landfill Site, Mpumalanga Province.
Applicant: Eskom Holdings SOC Limited.
Proposed Activity: Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd, is proposing the decommissioning of the asbestos landfill site buried within Ash Dam 1 at the Kriel Power Station, Mpumalanga Province.
Project Location: The asbestos landfill site is buried within Ash Dam 1 at the Kriel Power Station, and situated approximately 60km south of eMalahleni, 8km north-east of the Matla Power Station and 12km west of the town Kriel. The proposed activity falls within the jurisdiction of the eMalahleni Local Municipality and within the greater Nkangala District Municipality. The affected property associated with the proposed project is Portion 0 of Kriel Power Station 65.
Basic Assessment Process: In terms of Sections 24 and 24D of the NEMA (Act No. 107 of 1998), Section 45 of the NEMWA (Act No. 59 of 2008) as read with Government Notices, R324-327 (as amended) and R921, a Basic Assessment (BA) and a Waste Management License (WML) is required for this project. Savannah Environmental is undertaking the required integrated BA and public participation process for the project, to be submitted to the National Department of Environmental Affairs for decision making.
Notification of the availability of the Basic Assessment Report for review and comment:
The Basic Assessment Report is made available for review and comment from Friday, 19 July 2019 to Monday, 19 August 2019 at the Kriel Public Library, corner Quintin & Heinrich Street, Kriel, or can be downloaded from Savannah Environmental’s website https://www.savannahsa.com/public-documents/other/. The due date for written comment is Monday, 19 August 2019.
To obtain further information and register on the project database, please submit your name, contact information and interest in the project to:
Nicolene Venter at Savannah Environmental
P.O. Box 148, Sunninghill, 2157
Tel: 011 656 3237 / Fax: 086 684 0547
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