On the 7th of December 2022 comments were submitted by Cullinan and Associates, environmental lawyers acting on behalf and by special instruction of the EMS Foundation to SLR Consulting South Africa.
PLEASE FIND THE SUBMISSION HERE:
Excerpt from the Submission:
“Our client’s submission and comments on the draft ESIA, in summary, are that the Competent Authority should find that:
the Public Participation Process has neither adequate nor meaningful;
TEEPSA has not obtained its Social Licence to Operate nor received the Free, Prior, and Informed Consent of the Indigenous Communities who will be most impacted by the adverse effects resulting from TEEPSA’s exploration activities;”
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