Amendment - IAE of continuous ashing at Tutuka Power Station

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CONTENT SUPPLIED

10 September 2020

Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd obtained an Integrated Environmental Authorisation (IEA) for the proposed extension of Ash Disposal Facility for Tutuka Power Station, Mpumalanga Province, dated 19 October 2015. An application to amend the validity of the IEA was submitted to DEFF on 22 July 2020.

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NOTICE: AMENDMENT DECISION OF THE INTEGRATED ENVIRONMENTAL AUTHORISATION FOR CONTINUOUS ASHING AT TUTUKA POWER STATION

DEFF REF NUMBER: 14/12/16/3/3/3/52/AM3

Notice is hereby given in terms of the National Environmental Management Act, 1998: Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Regulations, 2014, that the Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries (DEFF) has granted a positive decision to amend the validity of the IEA for the proposed Continuous Ashing at the Tutuka Power Station Ash Disposal Facility in the Mpumalanga Province, dated 26 August 2020, and was received on 27 August 2020.

Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd obtained an Integrated Environmental Authorisation (IEA) for the proposed extension of Ash Disposal Facility for Tutuka Power Station, Mpumalanga Province, dated 19 October 2015. An application to amend the validity of the IEA was submitted to DEFF on 22 July 2020.

NOTICE OF APPEAL PROCESS

Should anyone wish to lodge an appeal against this decision, he/she must submit an appeal to the Appeals Administrator, and a copy of the appeal to the Applicant, any Interested and Affected Party (I&AP) and any Organ of State with interest in the matter within 20 days (27 September 2020) from the date that this notification of decision was sent to the registered I&APs by the Applicant; or the date that the notification of the decision was sent to the Applicant by the Department, whichever is applicable.

A copy of the National Appeal Regulations, 2014 is attached as Appendix 2 for further information.
Appeals must be submitted in writing in the prescribed form to:
The Director: Appeals and Legal Review of DEFF at the below mentioned addresses.
• By email: appeals@environment.gov.za
• By hand: Environment House, 473 Steve Biko, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0083
• By post: Private Bag X447, Pretoria, 0001

To obtain the prescribed appeal form and for guidance on the submission of appeals, please visit the Department’s website https://environment.gov.za/documents/forms#legal_authorisations or request a copy of the documents at appeals@environment.gov.za

AVAILABILITY OF AMENDED INTEGRATED ENVIRONMENTAL AUTHORISATION

A copy of the amended Integrated Environmental Authorisation is available on Eskom’s website (https://www.eskom.co.za/OurCompany/SustainableDevelopment/EnvironmentalImpactAssessments/TutulaContAsh/Pages/Authorisation_1541.aspx) – it is saved as “Amendment to extend validity”). Alternatively, an electronic copy of the amended IEA can be requested from:

Tobile Bokwe
Tel: 011 800 2303/082 828 1777
Email: bokwett@eskom.co.za

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