The draft Scientific Assessment for shale gas development in the Central Karoo is now available for stakeholder review and comment from 14 June to 15 July 2016.
The draft report chapters are available electronically on the project website http://seasgd.csir.co.za/scientific-assessment-chapters/
Hard copies of the assessment chapters and comment forms have been dispatched to the following libraries in the study area where public briefings have been held:
|Graaff-Reinet||Victoria West||Beaufort West|
|Victoria West Public Library
78 Church Street
Private Bag X329
|Beaufort West Public Library
15 Church Street
|Mimosa Public Library (Rustdene)
A guideline on how to comment on the assessment chapters, as well as a comment form (Excel spreadsheet) are available on this website at http://seasgd.csir.co.za/scientific-assessment-chapters/. Kindly follow the instructions closely when preparing and submitting your comments.
Please submit your completed comment forms by email, fax or post to the addresses below.
Fax: Attention: CSIR Environmental Management Services 021 888 2693
Post: Attention: CSIR Environmental Management Services
P.O. Box 320
The deadline for submitting comments is 15 July 2016.
Please note that public briefings will also be held in Graaff-Reinet (18 July), Victoria West (19 July) Beaufort West (20 July) and Cape Town (22 July). This will also serve as an opportunity for stakeholders to provide comment on the assessment chapters, which the project management team will feed back to the authors.
If you have any questions about providing comment on the assessment chapters and/or the review process please call 021 888 2482 or contact us via the website.