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St Francis Bay Coastal Protection Scheme EIA

NOTIFICATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL AUTHORISATION GRANTED FOR THE PROPOSED COASTAL PROTECTION SCHEME, ST FRANCIS BAY, WITHIN THE KOUGA MUNICIPAL AREA.
DEDEAT REF: EC08/C/LN2/M/01-2021

Kouga Local Municipality were granted Environmental Authorisation (EA) from the Provincial Department of Economic Development, Environmental Affairs & Tourism for the implementation of a coastal protection scheme for St Francis Bay beach in terms of the National Environmental Management Act (NEMA, No. 107 of 1998). The EA was granted on the 20th August 2021 and received on the 23rd of August 2021 with works must commence within a period of 36 (thirty-six) months from the date of issue of this Authorisation. Construction to be completed within 7 (seven) years from date of commencement.

Please find a copy of the Environmental Authorisation available on this webpage. For reasons of the decision by the competent authority refer to Section 5 of the EA, page 30 of 33.

Interested and Affected Parties (I&APs) are afforded a 20-day period to lodge an appeal against this decision from the date of notification. The 20-day appeals period will therefore run from 25th August 2021 to the 15th September 2021.

Should you wish to lodge an appeal this against decision, please submit the appeal to the appeals administrator within the time period stipulated above. A copy of the appeal must also be served to the applicant, all registered interested and affected parties as well as any organ of state with an interest in the matter. Appeals to the EA must be submitted in writing on the prescribed form to:

The MEC: Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism at the below-mentioned addresses.

By email:  
Siyabonga.Gqalangile@dedea.gov.za and Phumeza.Gxalala@dedea.gov.za  

By hand:    
Old Safety and Liaison Building (Global Life Complex)
Opposite Engen Garage
Bhisho
5605

By post:
Private Bag X0054
Bhisho
5605

An Appeal Submission must be made on a form obtainable from the Departmental Appeal Administrator and/or the Departmental website on www.dedea.gov.za.

Published: 25 August 2021
Review Period: 26 August 2021 - 15 September 2021

Contact Person: Gregory Shaw 
Email: g.shaw@cesnet.co.za
Tel: 046-622 2364
Fax: 086 410 7593

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