Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Montserrat: Explanation to Public of EIA for Geothermal Power Project

Public Information Evening on Geothermal Project this Thursday (Discover Montserrat)

5pm Thursday, November 5, Brades Arts & Education Centre, Brades, Montserrat

Montserrat Drilling Site on the Flank of the Soufriere Volcano, Bastien Poux, EGS, Inc.
A public information evening will be held this Thursday to provide details on the process of undertaking an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) in preparation for drilling a third geothermal well. An EIA is the first stage in the development process which examines potential effects of the project on the surrounding area and local communities.

A team of consultants lead by Dr. Erwin Edwards of Atom Solutions, are on island this week conducting the EIA.

The session is scheduled to be held at the Brades Arts & Education Centre on Thursday from 5PM to 7PM. This is to give residents an opportunity to share their opinions on the planned project activities. A cross section of government and private stakeholders are being invited to attend and make their contributions.

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