APP-002305 - The construction of a bulk storage and handling facility for industrial grade sulphuric acid at the Skorpion Zinc warehouse at the Port of Lüderitz, in the !Karas Region, Namibia.

The construction of a bulk storage and handling facility for industrial grade sulphuric acid at the Skorpion Zinc warehouse at the Port of Lüderitz, in the !Karas Region, Namibia. Listed activities triggered by the project include: LISTED ACTIVITY EIA SCREENING FINDING 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, license 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, license or authorisation or which requires a new permit, license or authorisation in terms of a law governing the generation or release of emissions, pollution, effluent or waste. (9.4) The storage and handling of a dangerous goods, including petrol, diesel, liquid petroleum gas or paraffin, in containers with a combined capacity of more than 30 cubic meters at any one location. 9.5 Construction of filling stations or any other facility for the underground and aboveground storage of dangerous goods, including petrol, diesel, liquid, petroleum, gas or paraffin. • The proposed project envisions the construction of a bulk storage facility to handle and store industrial grade sulphuric acid at the Port of Lüderitz. • The process of stevedoring the acid onto ships for exportation. The project involves the following activities: The construction of a 15 000 tonnes acid storage tank. The foundations would include piling then plate work (mild steel) pumps and pipes installation and the process of stevedoring the acid onto ships for exportation. The bulk storage facility is proposed to be constructed at the Skorpion Zinc warehouse, Lüderitz Port Shed.

Commenting of the public on this project will expire at 12h00 on the 2021-06-24

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