Project Name: Basic Assessment Report for the Mulilo Total Hydra Storage Project: Grid Interconnection and Associated Infrastructure near De Aar in the Northern Cape Province.
Project Description: Mulilo Total Hydra Storage (Pty) Ltd appointed Arcus Consultancy Services South Africa (Pty) Ltd (‘Arcus’) to undertake a Basic Assessment (BA) process for a proposed overhead powerline, switching station, access road and associated infrastructure (the ‘proposed development’) which is located approximately 6 km south-east of the town of De Aar and falls within the Pixley ka Seme District Municipality of the Northern Cape Province.
Basic Assessment Process: The project is subject to the requirements of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Regulations of 2014 published in terms of Section 24(5) of NEMA. The BA process will be undertaken in terms of the Government Notice (GN) No. R. 983 of 4 December 2014 (as amended to GNR 327).
The Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries (DEFF) will act as the Competent Authority (CA) for the proposed development.
Basic Assessment Report Review and Comment: The Draft BA Report will be available for public review and comment from: Wednesday, 31 March 2021 – Monday, 03 May 2021.
Please click on the link below to download a copy of the Volume I: Draft BA Report and appendices, as well as the Volume II: Specialist Impact Assessments and site verifications for the proposed development.
Volume I: Draft Basic Assessment Report
Appendix B: Draft Generic Environmental Management Programme Report
D_Mapping and Technical Drawings
Volume II: Specialist Assessments and Verifications
Comment Submission: Should you have any comments, questions, queries, concerns or wish to receive more information about the proposed development at any stage of the impact assessment process, please contact Arcus through the following ways
Contact : Ashleigh Blackwell
Reference : 4194 MTHS Grid Interconnection
Post : Office 220 Cube Workspace, Icon Building
Cnr Long Street and Hans Strijdom Road, Cape Town, 8001
Telephone : +27 21 412 1529
Fax : +27 86 762 2885
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