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Nigeria - Electricity and Gas Improvement Project : environmental and social impact assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental and social impact assessment for the proposed 132/33kV transmission substation at Biliri, Gombe State (English)

The development objectives of the Electricity and Gas Improvement Project for Nigeria are to: (i) improve the availability and reliability of gas supply to increase power generation in existing public sector power plants; and (ii) improve the power networks capacity and efficiency to transmit and distribute quality electricity to the consumers. Some of the negative impacts and mitigation measures include: i) encroachment, damage to historically or culturally significant areas; ii) air pollution due to elevated levels of dust and gaseous emissions; iii) elevated noise and vibration levels that could cause nuisance and damage to properties; iv) improper handling of wastes could cause odor, vermin problems, pollution and obstruction of nearby water courses; v) pollution and safety risks due to use of hazardous materials and disposal of hazardous wastes; vi) damage to community utilities such as water supply pipes, irrigation canals, drainage, etc.may occur during construction activities; vii) traffic disruption and obstruction of access to roadside properties; viii) health and safety risks to workers and the public

Details

  • Author

    Medani,Ogochukwu Joy

  • Document Date

    2016/03/01

  • Document Type

    Environmental Assessment

  • Report Number

    SFG1730

  • Volume No

    2

  • Total Volume(s)

    5

  • Country

    Nigeria,

  • Region

    Africa,

  • Disclosure Date

    2016/06/28

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    Environmental and social impact assessment for the proposed 132/33kV transmission substation at Biliri, Gombe State

  • Keywords

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Citation

Medani,Ogochukwu Joy

Nigeria - Electricity and Gas Improvement Project : environmental and social impact assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental and social impact assessment for the proposed 132/33kV transmission substation at Biliri, Gombe State (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/725911467206444243/Environmental-and-social-impact-assessment-for-the-proposed-132-33kV-transmission-substation-at-Biliri-Gombe-State