EPA rules out impact assessment for Bosai mining at Kara Kara block
- engineer wants findings public, warns of potential health risks
Bosai Minerals Group has applied to start mining at Block 16, Kara Kara, north of Richmond Hill, in Linden, and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is facing serious questions over its conclusion that the activity does not warrant an environmental impact assessment (EIA) prior to the granting of an environmental permit.
“The agency has determined that an EIA is not required for [this] project. The application has been screened to assess the potential environmental impacts and it has been determined that [this project] will not significantly affect the environment once mechanisms are implemented to mitigate possible impacts, …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.