Public hearings have been held on the preliminary draft of the Environmental Impact Assessment materials for the Motyginskaya HPP
On 18 September 2009, public hearings were held on the preliminary draft of the Environmental Impact Assessment materials for the Motyginskaya HPP in the village of Boguchany and on 21 September
The preliminary Environmental Impact Assessment materials for the Motyginskaya HPP are publicly accessible at community liaison office in Krasnoyarsk, the Boguchanskiy and Motyginskiy districts, and on the JSC RusHydro website (detailed information at http://www.rushydro.ru/company/invest/investprojects/5598.html). Collection of objections and proposals from the public will continue for a month from the time the public hearings were held. On the basis of the objections, proposals and recommendations fixed in the Minutes, as well as objections received at the Company’s official address, working up will be launched of the preliminary Environmental Impact Assessment materials.
Let us recall that it was previously planned to hold the public hearings in April 2009. The actual weather conditions made travel difficult to and from the villages where the hearings were to be held. For this reason, in order to ensure that all interested persons might attend and participate in the public hearings it was decided, on agreement with the local government authorities, to defer the hearings until September.
36 people attended the hearings in Motygino and
Construction of the Motyginskaya HPP will make it possible to meet the energy demand of Nizhniy Priangariye investment projects in the Motyginskiy and Boguchanskiy districts. The Environmental Impact Assessment materials consider variants for construction of the Motyginskaya HPP with a normal water level of 123-
In the event of a positive opinion on the part of the Chief State Expert Examination authority, about 2 years will be needed for the design and research works, it will take 5.5-6 years from launch of construction to start-up of the first stage (the first 2 hydro-units) and, by the end of year 8 of construction, it will be possible to bring the power station on line.
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