Environmental Authorisation – Delmas Coal

ENVIRONMENTAL AUTHORISATION GRANTED FOR THE PROPOSED EXTENSION OF THE UNDERGROUND COAL MINING AREA, AND REHABILITATION AND UPGRADING OF THE COAL MINE RESIDUE FACILITY AND THE EXISTING POLLUTION CONTROL DAMS AT DELMAS COAL MINE ON PORTIONS 16, 25 AND 29 OF THE FARM HAVERKLIP 265 IR, WITHIN VICTOR KHANYE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY, MPUMALANGA PROVINCE

 

MDARDLEA REFERENCE NUMBER: 17/2/3N-300

NEAS REFERENCE NUMBER: MPP/EIA/0000701/2013

The Mpumalanga Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, Land and Environmental Affairs (MDARDLEA) has granted authorisation for the application for the proposed extension of the underground coal mining area, and rehabilitation and upgrading of the coal mine residue facility and the existing Pollution Control Dams at Delmas Coal Mine on portions 16, 25 and 29 of the Farm Haverklip 265 IR, within Victor Khanye Local Municipality, Mpumalanga Province.

 The authorisation was received on 2 June 2017. As required, all registered interested and affected stakeholders should be notified of the decision within 12 (twelve) days of the date of the Environmental Authorisation (EA). 

 We would like to draw your attention to Chapter 7 of the EIA Regulations, 2010, which prescribes the appeal procedure to be followed. The procedure is summarised on page 2 of this letter.

 Should any party wish to appeal any aspect of the decision, a notice of intention to appeal must be lodged by all prospective appellants with the MEC in writing, within 20 days of the date of the EA. The 20th day from 2 June 2017 will be 22 June 2017. The intention to appeal must be lodged 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 require any additional information, please contact Anelle Lotter

Tel:                  012 667 4860

Email:             anelle@jaws.co.za


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