ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT PROCESS

EIA PHASE FOR THE APPLICATION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL AUTHORISATION AND CHANGE OF LAND USE FOR THE PROPOSED MUSINA-MAKHADO SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE (SEZ), LIMPOPO PROVINCE

The Limpopo Economic Development Agency proposes to establish a Special Economic Zone with Metallurgical Cluster between Musina and Makhado, therefore, an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) has thus been undertaken according to the Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations, 2014 (as amended) and in terms of Section 24 (5) of the National Environmental Management Act (Act No. 107 of 1998). The Scoping Phase of the project was successfully completed and accepted by LEDET on 30 May 2019 and was followed by an impact assessment of issues identified during scoping. An Environmental Impact Assessment Report has been compiled.

NOTICE

The applicant appointed EnviroXellence as the Environmental Assessment Practitioner (EAP) for the Musina-Makhado Special Economic Zone (MMSEZ) following Mr. Ronaldo Retief’s recusal/resignation as the EAP for the application. Following the submission of the Environmental Impact Assessment Report (EIAR) to the competent authority on 1 February 2021, the applicant, through EviroXcellence, attended to the request from the competent authority to address certain matters in the report.

Interested and Affected Parties (I&AP’s) can find the final EIAR prepared by EnviroXcellence for the MMSEZ  at the following  link:

http://www.enviroxcellence.co.za/project/environmental-impact-assessment-for-musina-makhado-sez