Thyspunt EIA Draft Report once again delayed

St Francis Chronicle

The EIA Draft for the proposed Nuclear-1 power station at Thyspunt has been delayed yet again

But the new date for the release of the revised Draft EIR Version 2 for public comment on the proposed nuclear power station at Thyspunt is not determined as yet. This Draft report was supposed to have been released in 2011 but the goal posts have shifted almost every annual quarter since.

In a letter sent out this afternoon 3 May 2015, entitled ‘Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the proposed Nuclear-1 power station (NPS)’ at Thyspunt and associated infrastructure, Eskom consultants, Gibb, cites additional input required from the DEA and financial constraints experienced by the applicant as the reason for the non-appearance of the Draft report.

The purpose of its letter today to interested and affected parties, Gibb says, is to provide feedback on the current status of the EIA process and the next…

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