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 CENTRAL GEO-POLITICAL ZONE OF NIGERIA (BENUE, NASARAWA, NIGER, KOGI, KWARA, PLATEAU STATES AND F.C.T.) 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.

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THE DISPLAY CENTERS ARE:
• Benue State Ministry of Water Resources and Environment, Makurdi, Benue State.
• Nasarawa State Ministry of Environment, Lafia, Nasarawa State.
• Niger State Ministry of Environment, Minna, Niger State.
• Kogi State Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, Lokoja, Kogi State.
• Kwara State Ministry of Environment, Ilorin, Kwara State.
• Plateau State Ministry of Environment, Jos, Plateau State.
• Abuja Environmental Protection Board, Central Business District, Abuja.
• Federal Ministry of Environment Field Office, Makurdi, Benue State.
• Federal Ministry of Environment Field Office, Lafia, Nasarawa State.
• Federal Ministry of Environment Field, Minna, Niger State.
• Federal Ministry of Environment Field, Ilorin, Kwara State.
• Federal Ministry of Environment Field Office, Lokoja, Kogi State.
• Federal Ministry of Environment Field Office, Jos, Plateau 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 Central Region of Nigeria made up of Benue, Nasarawa, Niger, Kogi, Kwara, Plateau States and F.C.T.

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

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