29 November 2017

FEDERAL MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT
PUBLIC NOTICE

PUBLIC DISPLAY EXERCISE ON THE
ENVIRONMENTAL AND SAFEGUARDS MANAGEMENT PLAN (ESMP) FOR UMUAGU IBEKU/UMUDA ISINGWU/AMAFOR ISINGWU AND UMUOGELE UMUAKWU GULLY EROSION INTERVENTION SITES UNDER ABIA STATE NIGERIA EROSION AND WATERSHED MANAGEMENT PROJECT (NEWMAP) ON GULLY RAPID ACTION AND SLOPE STABILIZATION (GRASS) PROJECTS

In accordance with the Environmental Impact Assessment EIA Act No 86 of 1992, which makes it mandatory for proponents of all new major development activities to carry out EIA on their proposed projects, the Federal Ministry of Environment hereby announces a twenty-one (21) working days Public Notice for information and comments on the Draft ESMP report submitted by the Abia State NEWMAP office.

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:

The proposed Gully Rapid Action and Slope Stabilization (GRASS) is to support actions to stabilize and rehabilitate major erosion – related sites and underlying causes of gully erosion using both structural and vegetative measures. The proposed gully remediation sites are located at Umuaga Ibeku/Umuda Isingwu/Amafor Isingwu Gully Erosion Complex in Umuahia North LGA and Umuogele Umuakwu Gully Erosion Site in Isiala Ngwa North LGA of Abia State.

THE DISPLAY CENTRES ARE:

  • Ministry of Environment and Solid Minerals Development, Umuahia, Abia State.
  • Abia State NEWMAP Office, NEWMAP House, Beside commissioner’s Quarters, Umuahia, Abia State.
  • Headquarters of Umuahia North Local Government Area, Abia State
  • Headquarters of Isiala Ngwa North Local Government Area, Abia State
  • Village Hall of Umuagu Ibeku, Umuahia North LGA, Abia State.
  • Village Hall of Umuda Isingwu, Umuahia North LGA, Abia State.
  • Village Hall of Amafor Isingwu, Umuahia North LGA, Abia State.
  • Village Hall of Umuogele Umuakwu Community of Isiala Ngwa North LGA
  • World Bank Info Shop
  • Environment House (Brown Building), Independence Way, Central Business District, Abuja, FCT
  • Federal Ministry of Environment, Plot 444 Aguiyi Ironsi, Maitama, Abuja
  • www.abianewmap.com.ng

 

DURATION OF DISPLAY

DATE:              27th November to 25th December, 2017

TIME:               8.00am to 4.00pm Daily

  1. Uncosted Draft Final ESMP For Umuagu Ibeku/Umuda Amafor Isingwu.
  2. Uncosted Draft Final ESMP For Umuogele Umuakwu.

ALL COMMENTS SHOULD BE FORWARDED TO THE PERMANENT SECRETARY, FEDERAL MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT ON OR BEFORE 25TH DECEMBER, 2017

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