Proposed extension of the Klipfontein Opencast Operations and associated partial closure of a section of the D253 Road

Environmental Authorisation for the proposed extension of the Klipfontein Opencast Operations and associated partial closure of a section of the D253 Road in Middelburg, Mpumalanga province.

MDARDLEA ref number:  17/2/3N-349

 Client:            South32 SA Coal Holdings (Pty) Limited

An Environmental Authorisation (EA) for the proposed extension of the Klipfontein opencast operations and associated partial closure of a section of the D253 Road was granted by the Mpumalanga Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, Land and Environmental Affairs (MDARDLEA) on 05 September 2016, in terms of the National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No.107 of 1998) as amended and the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Regulations, 2010.

As per the EA, we would like to draw your attention to the National Appeal Amendment Regulations, 2015, which prescribe the appeal procedure to be followed. Should any party wish to appeal any aspect of the decision, an appeal must be lodged with the MEC for the MDARDLEA within 20 days of the date of the Department’s decision. 

The appeal submission must be submitted in writing in the form obtainable from the appeal administrator and be accompanied by:

  • A statement setting out the grounds of appeal;
  • Supporting documentation which is referred to in the appeal submission; and
  • A statement, including supporting documentation, by the appellant to confirm compliance with regulation 4(1) of the National Appeal Amendment Regulations, 2015.

As the decision by the MDARDLEA was signed and issued on 05 September 2016, the appeal must be submitted to MDARDLEA by 26 September 2016. The appeal submission must be directed to the MEC for the MDARDLEA by means of one of the following methods:

By Facsimile:

(013) 766 8295

By Post:

Private Bag x11219, Nelspruit, 1200

By Hand:

Building 6, No.7 Government Boulevard, Riverside Park Extension 2, Nelspruit, 1200

 

Should you have any queries please contact:

Anelle Lötter / Sibongile Bambisa

PO Box 1434, Rivonia 2128, Tel: 011 519 0200, Fax: 011 519 0201

Email: anelle@jaws.co.za or sibongile@jaws.co.za

 

 Attachments: Environmental Authorisation

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 






  
 




 







 









 
 
 


 

 

 

 

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