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SANSA Basic Assessment for Proposed Development of Radio Antennae, Matjiesfontein

EA14/12/16/3/3/1/2267

NOTIFICATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL AUTHORISATION FOR THE PROPOSED SANSA RADIO ANTENNA DEVELOPMET NEAR MATJIESFONTEIN IN THE WESTERN CAPE. EA14/12/16/3/3/1/2267

Notice is hereby given in terms of Regulation 4(2) of the Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations, 2014, as amended (Government Notice No. R. 326) under Chapter 2 of the National Environmental Management Act (NEMA, No. 107 of 1998) of the approval of the Environmental Authorisation (EA) issued to The South African National Space Agency (SANSA). The EA, dated 31 March 2021, is for the development of radio Antenna and associated infrastructure for deep space exploration. Please refer to Annexure 1 of the EA which contains the “Reasons for decision”.

A copy of the EA is available on the CES public documents website http://www.cesnet.co.za/sansa-basic-assessment-radio-antennae or by request via email at cesct@cesnet.co.za

Your attention is drawn to Chapter 2 of the NEMA National Appeals Regulations, 2014, published under Government Notice R993 in Government Gazette No.38303, which prescribe the appeal procedure to be followed.  Should you wish to lodge an appeal against this decision, appeals must be submitted to the appeal administrator within 20 days from the date of this notification (by 28 April 2021). A copy of the appeal must be served to the applicant, all registered interested and affected parties as well as any organ of state with an interest in the matter. The notice must also indicate where and for what period the appeal submission will be available for inspection.

The original appeal document must be submitted in writing to:

Department The Director: Appeals and Legal Review (Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment
Attention The Appeals Administrator
Postal address Private Bag X447, Pretoria, 0001
Hand delivery Environment House, 473 Steve Biko Road, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0002

The appeal must be submitted in the prescribed appeal form which can be obtained from the appeal administrator
Mr Z Hassam at AppealsDirectorate@environment.gov.za  

To obtain the prescribed appeal form and for guidance on the submission of appeals, please visit DFFE's website
https://www.environment.gov.za/sites/default/files/docs/appealsguideline2015.pdf

It is important to include the project’s reference number (EA14/12/16/3/3/1/2267) when lodging the appeal.

 

Please do not hesitate to get in contact via the below contact number and e-mail address, should you require additional information.

Published:

08 April 2021


Review Period:

08-28 April 2021

Contact Person: Mr Z Hassam
Email: Appealsdirectorate@environment.gov.za(Mr Z Hassam) and cesct@cesnet.co.za (Ms Skye Clarke-Mcleod)
Tel: 012 - 399 9356

Environmental Authorisation

Environmental Authorisation

 

Final Basic Assessment Report

Final Basic Assessment Report

 

Appendix A-F within the Basic Assessment Report

 

Appendix G1: Specialist Reports

Ecological Impact Assessment Heritage Impact Assessment

Appendix 1-6 within the HIA Report

 

Appendix 2: Archaeological Impact Assessment

 

Appendix 3: Palaeontological Impact Assessment

 

Appendix 4: Visual Impact Assessment

 

Appendix G2: Curricula Vitae of the Project Team- Within the BA report

Appendix G3: EAP Undertaking Under Oath- Within the BA report

Appendix G4: Specialist Declarations- Within the BA report

Heritage Final Comment

 

Final Environmental Management Programme

 

Comments and Responses Report

Comments and Responses Report Apppendix 1 Apppendix 2 Apppendix 3

 

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