PRE-APPLICATION EIA PROCESS
Notification of Public Participation:
PROPOSED BEACH EROSION REMEDIATION AT ST FRANCIS BAY, EASTERN CAPE
Notice is hereby provided in terms of the National Environmental Management Act (Act 107 of 1998) (as amended by the National Environmental Management Act, Act 62 of 2008 and the National Environmental Management Laws Amendment Act, Act 25 of 2014), the National Environmental Management Act: Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations 2017, and the National Environmental Management: Integrated Coastal Management Act (Act 24 of 2008); of a Public Participation Process to be undertaken from 17/05/2018 – 17/06/2018 under the authority of the Department of Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism / DEDEAT.
The following EIA Listed Activities are applicable:
The Background Information Document may be reviewed for comment from 17/05/2018 – 17/06/2018 at the Kouga Municipality: Town Planning office, St Francis Bay. Should you wish to gain further information regarding the project or wish to register as an Interested and Affected Party please contact the Environmental Assessment Practitioner (details below). Please provide written comments with your name, contact details and an indication of any direct business, financial, personal or other interest which you may have in the development.
Environmental Assessment Practitioner: Colleen Ebersohn
Postal Address: P.O. Box 1252, Sedgefield, 6573
The Background Information Document may be accessed via our website: www.ecoroute.co.za
Just no more utterly ignorant solutions like sinking 50mm PVC pipes in the sand. Whoever approved that needs their head examined and their bank account audited.
Fully in support of the proposed activities
It is important to re-examine the work done by the New Zealand beach erosion spcialists who proposed a combination of large sandbag revetments, beach norishment and a vey large geotextile reef to redirect the waves parallel to the beach and reduce the wave height to less than one metre. Sand bags will only wiork if correctly installed e.g. Tasmanian coastal works manual for the correct installation of geotextile revetments G-15-2. I am totlly against the contruction of a groin.