NEMA- Issues Certificate Of Approval To Makuutu Rare Earth Elements Project

Submitted by on Wed, 01/04/2023 - 03:18

The National Environment Act N0.5, 2019 necessitates any project that anticipates to have any substantial environmental impact to undertake an Environment and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA). The purpose of ESIA is to assess and predict adverse social and environmental impacts and to develop suitable mitigation measures, which are documented in an Environmental and Social Management Plan (ESMP).

The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) issued a certificate of approval to Rwenzori Rare Minerals Limited for Environment and Social Impacts for the Makutu Rare Earth Elements (REE) project in the district of Bugweri, Mayuge and Bugiri.

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