NOTICE OF INTENT TO FINALISE THE TERMS OF REFERENCE

FOR THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT FOR THE PROPOSED INTEGRATED SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (ISWMS) ALSO KNOWN AS REGEN

 

REQUEST FOR COMMENTS AND NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

 The Environmental Assessment Board (EAB) is providing Notice to the Public of the publication of the Draft Terms of Reference (ToR) for the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the proposed Integrated Solid Waste Management System (ISWMS) also known as the ReGen project at the George Town Landfill. The public is invited to review and comment on the ToR which has been developed in collaboration with the EAB, which includes representatives from the Department of Environment, Department of Environmental Health, Department of Planning, National Roads Authority, and Water Authority Cayman.

The project proponent, Dart, is undertaking an EIA for its proposed energy recovery and recycling facilities at the George Town Landfill.  The result of the EIA will be an Environmental Statement (ES) which will help to inform the decision-making process.

Your input will be considered in the finalisation of the ToR document which is available for download from  the DoE ShareFile  or hard copies can be reviewed at the following locations:

  1. Government Administration Building, 133 Elgin Avenue, George Town
  2. George Town Public Library, 68 Edward Street
  3. Teacher Redley Powery Library, 182 Reverend Blackman Rd, West Bay
  4. Bodden Town Library, 69 Bodden Town Road
  5. District Administration, Government Administration Building, Cayman Brac
  6. National Trust House, Little Cayman

Comments on the draft ToR may be submitted: 1) in writing during the public meeting, 2) electronically via e-mail to [email protected], 3) mailed to Department of Environment, P.O. Box 10202, Grand Cayman KY1-1002, or 4) hand delivered, in writing, to Department of Environment, Environmental Centre, 580 North Sound Road, George Town, Grand Cayman.

 

Public meetings will be held on:

  • 8 June 2021 at the John Gray Memorial Hall between 7 pm and 9 pm
  • 9 June 2021 at the Harquail Theatre between 7 pm and 9 pm
  • 10 June 2021 at the Breakers Civic Centre between 7 pm and 9 pm

 

The public meetings will provide an opportunity for Dart, the Cayman Islands Government and the EIA Consultants to outline the project and to invite comments and questions from the public on the draft ToR. Representatives from the Cayman Islands Government, Dart, the EIA Consultants and the EAB will be available to provide information and receive comments concerning the ToR. The period for written comments on the draft ToR opens on Monday, 31 May 2021 and will run for 21 days. The period for written comments officially closes at midnight on Monday, 21 June 2021.

Draft Terms of Reference (TOR) available for download from the Department of Environment ShareFile server. https://govky.sharefile.com/d-s7d8b5c467b164a549791a1c62b58f8b4

May 29, 2021 12:13 am | Categorized in: