240118002688 - Renewal of an Environmental Clearance Certificate for Marble Mining on Mining licence 229, Farm Okawayo, Karibib District, Erongo Region

The applicant intends to continue to mine marble blocks on the mining licence. The applicant intends to quarry dimension stone blocks for building purposes. The area of interest sits predominantly on marble units from the Karibib Formation. The Environmental Regulations procedure (GN 30 of 2012) stipulates that no mining and quarrying activities may be undertaken without an environmental clearance certificate. As such, an environmental clearance certificate must be applied for in accordance with regulation 6 of the 2012 environmental regulations. The proponent intends to renew the current certificate.

Prpject status REVIEW IN PROGRESS

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Ministry of Environment and Tourism

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