Wesco: Environmental and Social Impact Assessment process for the proposed Wesco Waste Management Facility

25 March 2024 | Client: Wesco Waste Management Facility (Pty) Ltd

Wesco Waste Management Facility (Pty) Ltd (a subsidiary of Interwaste (Pty) Ltd) is proposing to construct and operate a new integrated waste management facility on Portion 1 of the Farm Brakkefontein No. 32. The property is located between the R27 and R304, approximately 35 km north of the Cape Town metropolitan area, 5 km south of Atlantis Industrial and 2 km north-east of Duynefontein.

SLR Consulting (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd (SLR) an independent firm of environmental consultants, has been appointed by Interwaste to undertake the Scoping and Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) process required in terms of the National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act 107 of 1998) (NEMA) and National Environmental Management: Waste Act, 2008 (Act 59 of 2008) (NEM:WA). SLR has also been appointed to undertake the Water Use License Application (WULA) process in terms of the National Water Act, 1998 (No. 36 of 1998) (NWA).

Contact

Email: wescoWMF@slrconsulting.com

Telephone: 021 461 1118

Status

A pre-application Draft Scoping Report has been prepared and made available for a 30-day review and comment period from 25 March to 26 April 2024. The full report is available for download below. Please note that a second 30-day comment period will follow after submission of the Application Form for the project.

Interested and Affected Parties are also invited to attend Open Days to be held on 16, 17 and 18 April 2024.

Details regarding the comment period and Open Days are provided in the Notification Letter and Non-Technical Summary of the Scoping Report available for download in English, Afrikaans and isiXhosa below.


Draft Scoping Report