Transportation of industrial sulphuric acid from the Namzinc refinery, within Namibia to local consumers, and to 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. (9.4) 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. • The proposed project envisions the handling and transportation of industrial grade sulphuric acid from the Namzinc refinery for bulk storage. Scale and Scope of Activity: The project involves the following activities: The transportation of industrial grade sulphuric acid, within Namibia to local consumers, and to the Port of Lüderitz for export, on a route distance of 293 kilometres. A total of 75 000 tonnes per annum will be trucked (or approximately 6 truck loads per day) will be transported for this project.
Commenting of the public on this project will expire at 12h00 on the 2021-06-24
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Ministry of Environment and Tourism
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