Environmental Basic Assessment for the proposed establishment of wind monitoring masts on a site near Darling, Western Cape Province

June 26, 2009 by: admin

Investec bank Limited propose to erect five guyed lattice masts, each up to approximately 80 m in height, for the purpose of recording wind measurements on portions of the farms Slangkop, Doornfontein, Rheboksfontein, Bonteberg, Farm 1047 and Platklip, located approximately 10 km west of Darling (Application Reference number: 12/12/20/1447).

In terms of sections 24 and 24D of the national Environmental Management Act (Act No 107 of 1998), as read with Government Notices R385 (Regulations 22-26) and R386, a Basic Assessment process is required to be undertaken. In this regard, Investec bank Limited has appointed Savannah Environmental to undertake the environmental assessment and public participation process. To obtain further information and register on the project database, please submit your name, contact information and interst in the project to the contact person below.

A Draft Basic Assessment report has been prepared by Savannah Environmental and is avaialble for review. You are invited to review the report at one of the following locations:

* Saldanha Bay Local Municipality
* Swartland Local Municipality
* Vredenburg Residents and Ratepayers Association
* Vredenburg Library
* Vredenburg Farmers Association
* Paternoster Home Owners Association
* Darling Library
* Yzerfontein Library
* www.savannahSA.com

The period for review is 15 June to 14 July 2009. Please submit comments to swjohnston@mweb.co.za.

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