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Egypt - El-Tebbin Power Project : environmental and social impact assessment : Executive summary (Inglês)

This is an environmental and social impact assessment for the El-Tebbin Power Project for Egypt, which provides the country with energy supply at least cost and in a sustainable manner, through investment in new generation capacity and support for improved sector performance. This report discusses likely risks and proposes measures to mitigate them. Recommendations include the following: To reduce dust emissions caused by demolition activities, remove debris frequently and maintain stockpiles, minimize drop heights when transferring material, keep roads damp, compact roads and use gravelling, use sheeting for transport lorries, and enforce vehicle speed limits. To prevent water quality impacts, collect effluents and remove off-site for treatment, use drainage plan, including channels incorporating sediment basins or traps to prevent overflow, prevent stockpiles for soil erosion, maintain work site, use a slit retention pond to guide run-off into appropriate watercourses, set up wheel washing facilities, and water and toilet facilities connected with sewage treatment facilities, and stop contaminated water from discharge into public sewers. To arrest noise, enforce vehicle speed limits, control vehicle routing, fit equipment with silencers, avoid activities at night, ban heavy vehicle movements at night, and use protective hearing gear for workers. To minimize habitat disturbance, restrict workers and vehicles to the site, develop a tree conservation plan, and retain plants near the drainage banks and fences by the power plant to accumulate pollutants and act as wind shields, respectively. To lessen land contamination, monitor and control spoil, dispose of waste materials unsuitable for reuse at authorized sites, provide oil and suspended solid interceptors, manage excavations to avoid drainage to aquifers, provide impermeable bases to prevent absorption of spills, and have a licensed contractor dispose of hazardous waste. Schedule traffic to avoid peak hours on local roads and transport workers by contract bus. Any accessible asbestos will be removed by a specialist. Recycle, store, transport, and dispose of wastes using secure methods that avoid losses or leaks, cover trucks and use waste containers, and record waste quantities. Ensure occupational health and safety. Limit dredged areas and dispose of sediment.

Detalhes

  • Autor

    SPEEDOTRANS

  • Data do documento

    2005/10/01

  • TIpo de documento

    Avaliação Ambiental

  • No. do relatório

    E1233

  • Nº do volume

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    3

  • País

    Egito, República Árabe do

  • Região

    Oriente Médio e Norte da África,

  • Data de divulgação

    2005/10/06

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Nome do documento

    Executive summary

  • Palavras-chave

    public consultation process;health and safety issue;dual fuel power plant;asbestos-containing materials;Full Environmental Assessment;physical cultural resources;transmission and distribution;thermal power plant;power plant site;demand for electricity;analysis of alternatives;construction and operation;loss of income;heavy fuel oil;cooling water;flora and fauna;land use planning;electricity generating capacity;loss of livelihood;law and regulation;cooling water system;sand and gravel;effluent treatment facility;cost of electricity;surface water supply;security of supply;effluent discharge requirements;electricity generating technology;amount of electricity;electricity generation capacity;air quality impact;types of assessments;pesticide application equipment;access to asset;loss of asset;industrial pollution management;water pollution;carbon dioxide;alternative technology;oil combustion;sulfur dioxide;carbon monoxide;nitrogen oxide;transmission line;exhaust gas;Indigenous Peoples;steam cycle;emission limit;electricity import;environmental risk;environmental standard;administrative boundary;industrial activity;water vapor;fuel combustion;natural environment;emission standard;safeguard policy;infrastructure facility;sea level;air temperature;cement industry;fresh water;treatment facilities;ecological indicator;hot summer;generation expansion;demand growth;pump storage;waste water;socioeconomic development;Safeguard Policies;electricity provision;Hydroelectric Power;thermal plant;net importer;power supply;sewer system;regulatory authority;international consultant;emergency situation;environmental attributes;fire fight;liquid waste;emergency procedure;primary fuel;power output;natural habitat;environmental regulation;water consumption;abstracted water;water abstraction;land take;short distance;land acquisition;large dam;physical resettlement;heavy oil;drainage system;involuntary resettlement;free chlorine;algal growth;worker program;irrigation network;diesel engine;pump station;global environment;air compressor;Gas Turbine;urban development;process water;baseline study;financing requirement;Social Assessment;sanitary drainage;aquifer system;grant financing;air emission;industrial area;safety impact;water resource;heavy industry;ground water;ecological feature;river water;land cover;agricultural road;rail system;port facility;main transport;dense vegetation;

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