Title:

Strategic Environmental Assessment for the central Namib Uranium Rush

Publication Year:
2010
Abstract:

By any standards, this is an impressive SEA. The report complies fully with the Terms of Reference and the SEA used an excellent process that was specifically designed and tailored - of necessity - to address the unusual challenge of the Uranium Rush. The SEA followed internationally accepted principles of good SEA practice and incorporated standard elements and steps. Stakeholder participation is a key principle of SEA good practice and this was well organized and conducted. The likely impacts of the Uranium Rush are presented in a clear and thorough way, presenting both likely negative impacts and potential positive benefits.

Publisher:
Ministry of Mines and Energy, Windhoek, Republic of Namibia
Item Type:
Report
Language:
en
Keywords:
mining, opencast mining, uranium, mine, mining engineering, mining industry, mining geology, EIA (local), environmental impact assessment