FEDERAL MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT

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PUBLIC NOTICE
FEDERAL MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT

PUBLIC DISPLAY EXERCISE ON THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT (EIA) OF THE PROPOSED CONSTRUCTION OF BASE TRANSCEIVER STATIONS (BTS) IN THE NORTH WEST GEO-POLITICAL ZONE OF NIGERIA (JIGAWA, KADUNA, KANO, KATSINA, KEBBI, SOKOTO AND ZAMFARA STATES) BY AMERICAN TOWERS COOPERATION (ATC).

In accordance with the provisions of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Act CAP E12 LFN 2004, which makes it mandatory for proponents of all new major development activities to carry out Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for their proposed projects, the Federal Ministry of Environment hereby announces a twenty-one (21) working days Public Notice for information and comments on the Draft EIA report submitted by ATC Nigeria Limited.

THE DISPLAY CENTERS ARE:
• Jigawa State Ministry of Environment Office, Dutse, Jigawa State.
• Kaduna State Ministry of Environment, Kaduna, Kaduna State.
• Kano State Ministry of Environment Office, Kano, Kano State.
• Katsina State Ministry of Environment Office, Katsina, Katsina State.
• Kebbi State Ministry of Environment Office, Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi State.
• Sokoto State Ministry of Environment Office, Sokoto, Sokoto State.
• Zamfara State Ministry of Environment Office, Gusau, Zamfara State.
• Federal Ministry of Environment Office, Dutse, Jigawa State.
• Federal Ministry of Environment Office, Kaduna, Kaduna State.
• Federal Ministry of Environment Office, Kano, Kano State.
• Federal Ministry of Environment Office, Katsina, Katsina State.
• Federal Ministry of Environment Office, Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi State.
• Federal Ministry of Environment Office, Sokoto, Sokoto State.
• Federal Ministry of Environment Office, Gusau, Zamfara State.
• Federal Ministry of Environment, Environment House (Brown) Building, Central Business District, Abuja, F.C.T.

BRIEF PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
The proposed project will involve the Construction, Installation, Operation and Maintenance of Telecommunication Base Transceiver Station (BTS) facilities in the North-West region of Nigeria made up of Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Sokoto and Zamfara States.

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DURATION OF DISPLAY:
Date: 1st – 29th March, 2018
Time: 8:00am – 4:00pm Daily.

ALL COMMENTS RECEIVED SHOULD BE FORWARDED TO THE HON.
MINISTER, FEDERAL MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT ON OR BEFORE 5TH APRIL, 2018.

SIGNED
PERMANENT SECRETARY
FOR: HONOURABLE MINISTER

SOURCE: DAILY TRUST