FOSKOR (PTY) LTD - PROPOSED ROCK PHOSPHATE STORAGE FACILITY: AVAILABILITY OF THE FINAL BASIC ASSESSMENT REPOR
Our Ref: GF/kdj/J31280/3230 - 3434
16 October 2012
To whom it may concern
Dear Registered Interested and Affected Party
SUBMISSION OF THE FINAL BASIC ASSESSMENT REPORT FOR THE PROPOSED FOSKOR ROCK PHOSPHATE STORAGE FACILITY. NEAS Reference: DEA/EIA/0001117/2012 and DEA Reference: 14/12/16/3/3/1/526
Foskor (Pty) Ltd (Foskor) proposes to construct a 200 000 ton Rock Phosphate Storage Bunker Facility on portions 55 and 56 of Erf 533 in Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal. GIBB (Pty) Ltd (GIBB) has been appointed as the independent Environmental Assessment Practitioner to compile the necessary application for environmental authorisation on behalf of Foskor and undertake the required Basic Assessment Process in terms of the National Environmental Management Act 107 of 1998 and associated Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Regulations.
As you previously registered as an Interested and Affected Party (I&AP) on our database for the Foskor Rock Phosphate Storage Facility Project, please note that the Final Basic Assessment Report (Final BAR) has been submitted to the National Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA). All I&APs are hereby informed that comments on the Final BAR can be submitted directly to the DEA. A copy of such comments should be provided to the applicant c/o GIBB on the details below.
Comments on the Final BAR can be sent to the following address:
Attention: Ms Nyiko Nkosi
Department of Environmental Affairs
Fedsure Building, 315 Pretorius Street, Pretoria
Fax: 012 320 7539
The Final BAR and associated Appendices are available as listed below:
· Electronic copies downloadable from the GIBB website: www.gibb.co.za.
· Electronic copies without the Appendices can be emailed on request (files size of ± 2 Megabite).
· Electronic copies in CD format on request.
· Hard copies on request from;
GIBB (Pty) Ltd
Katherine de Jong
Fax: 031 266 3310
Please do not hesitate to contact us at the address above should you require any additional information or further clarification.