Title:
240216002823: The bush thinning activities on Farm Management Unit (FMU) identified as Farm Omuramba Plot 10, Plot 9 and Plot 4 of the Farm Omuramba 341, located in the Otjozondjupa Region of Namibia
Publication Year:
2024
Abstract:

LISTED ACTIVITY FORESTRY ACTIVITIES (4) The clearance of forest areas, deforestation, aforestation, timber harvesting or any other related activity that requires authorisation in terms of the Forest Act, 2001 (Act No. 12 of 2001) or any other law. EIA SCREENING FINDING - Cutting (harvesting) of encroacher tree species. Bush control activities will stay within the boundaries of the farm which will be divided into smaller camps. The total area dedicated to bush thinning activities will cover 495.8855 ha. - The following harvesting methods will be implemented on the FMU: Manual by means of axe. LISTED ACTIVITY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE TREATMENT, HANDLING AND STORAGE (9.1) The manufacturing, storage, handling or processing of a hazardous substance defined in the Hazardous Substances Ordinance, 1974. (9.2) Any process or activity which requires a permit, licence or other form of authorisation, or the modification of or changes to existing facilities for any process or activity which requires an amendment of an existing permit, licence or authorisation or which requires a new permit, licence or authorisation in terms of a law governing the generation or release of emissions, pollution, effluent or waste. EIA SCREENING FINDING - A fuel tank has been installed on-site, positioned in an open environment, and is equipped with appropriate containment measures to address any potential spills.

Item Type:
Report
Language:
en
Last date for commenting on this EIA: Tuesday, 9 April 2024

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