NOTIFICATION OF SUBMISSION OF FINAL AMENDED EMPr AND FINAL SITE LAYOUT PLAN TO DFFE FOR DECISION MAKING
(DFFE Ref No. 12/12/20/2463/MP1)
Mulilo De Aar 2 South (Pty) Ltd (the Applicant) has submitted the Final Amended Environmental Management Plan (EMPr) and Final Site Layout Plan to the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (DFFE) for the authorised Establishment of a Wind Energy Facility situated on the Eastern Plateau (South) near De Aar, Northern Cape Province, in terms of Condition of Authorisation 13 of the Environmental Authorisation (EA), granted on 1 March 2013 (as amended), which states “a copy of the final site layout plan must be submitted with the amended EMPr to the Department for written approval prior to commencement of the activity”.
The project is located within the following properties, near De Aar in the Northern Cape Province: Portion 1 of Farm Knapdaar No. 8; Remaining Extent of Farm Slingers Hoek No. 2; Portion 5 of Farm Maatjes Fountain No. 1; Remaining Extent of Portion 2 of Farm Vendussie Kuil No. 165; Remaining Extent of Portion 2 of Farm Slingers Hoek No. 2; Portion 4 of Farm Slingers Hoek No. 2; Remaining Extent of Farm Vendussie Kuil No. 165; Portion 11 of Farm Vendussie Kuil No. 165, and Portion 7 of Farm Vendussie Kuil No. 165, within the Emthanjeni Local Municipality and Renosterberg Local Municipality, in the Pixley ka Seme District Municipality.
The Final Amended EMPr and Final Site Layout Plan for the De Aar 2 South WEF were submitted to DFFE on 17 March 2023 for decision making. Once the DFFE has issued their decision on the Amended EMPr and Site Layout Plan, registered I&APs will be notified in writing of DFFE’s decision.
Please find below, a download link to the Final Amended EMPr and Site Layout Plan, for information purposes (the Final Site Layout Plan is attached as Appendix D and the Comments & Response Report is attached as Appendix R4):