Organizations Exempt from the Environmental Impact Assessment (2010-2013)

News | Good Governance | Publications | Analysis 4 October 2013

According to the Law of Georgia on Environmental Impact Permit, the Environmental Impact Assessment  (EIA) may be unrestricted the activity which needs timely decision on launching the general State’s interests. This procedure itself implies from the public discussions.  As regulated, the decision on the application of such performing activity is made by the Special Environmental Impact Assessment Council. The Minister of Environment submits  the appropriate suggestions, developed by the Council to the Government for its approval

IDFI received the list of organizations that are unrestricted from the Environmental Impact Assessment in 2010-2013 from the Ministry of Environmental and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia along with  the copies of the applications of the mentioned organizations requesting the permit for the Environmental Impact Assessment,  submitted to the Ministry

Based on the received set of documents, in 2010-2013, in total,  24 projects were unrestricted from the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), and majority of the Project (12 projects) were given permission in  2012, the projects which had been producing asphalt and explosive substances.

Organizations unrestricted from the EIA in 2013

Permission Order   Date

Organization unrestricted from the EIA

Name of the Project unrestricted from the EIA

Activity Description

24.01.2013

LTD “Giargia”

Asphalt Production

Asphalt Production

24.01.2013

LTD„Alchemist GBT International“

Explosive substancesproduction Warehousing

Explosive substancesproduction

 

Organizations unrestricted from the EIA in 2012

Permission Order   Date

Organization unrestricted from the EIA

Name of the Project unrestricted from the EIA

Activity Description

18.06.2012

LTD United Airports of Georgia

Rehabilitation and operation of the Kutaisi  Airport

Airport Arrangement

17.05.2012

LTD “Moulds and Metal Georgia”

Building  and operationof the Metallurgical Plant

Metallurgical production 

29.05.2012

LTD International Oil & Gas Corporation

Main Gas Pipeline construction on the Route Section-  Saguramo- Navtlughi

The removal of main gas pipeline

29.05.2012

LTD “New Energy”

Asphalt Production

  Asphalt Production

11.07.2012

Municipal Board of Borjomi
 

The project on rehabilitation and operation of solid waste polygon

Waste Landfill

1.08.2012

LTD„ATOLL PAINT COMPANY“

Construction  of colors and  used materials Plant

Chemical Industry

15.08.2012

Georgian State Electrosystem

construction and operation of power  substation in  nearby Beshumi

Power Transmission lines

23.08.2012

LTD “GeoEnergy”

construct and operation of the  Power plant “Akhmeta_ Power Plant” (9.1 MW)

Power plant

06.12.2012

Roads Department

construction and operation of the international Importance  Road Mtsketa – Stepantsminda- Larsi  (Russian Boarder) on the River Tergi  / new Bridge

Bridge construction

06.12.2012

LTG„Petroleum storage and trade“

Deployment and exploitation of oil terminal

Oil warehouse

24.10.2012

LTD TAV Urban Georgia

Tbilisi International Airport Reconstruction / Construction (takeoff - landing strip)

Airport Arrangement

 

 

Organizations unrestricted from the EIA in 2011

Permission Order   Date

Organization unrestricted from the EIA

Name of the Project unrestricted from the EIA

Activity Description

 

29.04.2011

LTD United Water Supply Company of Georgia
 

Wastewater Treatment Facility and the area of the main sewage collector in Anaklia

The wastewater treatment plant

18.07.2011

 

Georgian State Electro system

Disposal of  Georgia – Azerbaijan  Power Transmission line

Power Transmission lines

 

29.09.2011

LTD Georgian Oil & Gas Corporation
 

the Project  transmission of the main gas pipeline  - Vladikavkaz-Tbilisi to the  Gudauri - Tbilisi North - South transport corridor pipeline

The removal of main gas pipeline

 

Organizations unrestricted from the EIA in  2010  

Permission Order   Date

Organization unrestricted from the EIA

Name of the Project unrestricted from the EIA

Activity Description

2.03.2010

Tbilisi City Hall

Solid waste polygon in Tbilisi

Waste Disposal

15.09.2010

 

Ministry of Finance and Economy   of Autonomous Republic of Adjara
 

Rehabilitation of the coastal community infrastructure in Ajara Sea Side

Disposal of sewage collector

28.09.2010

Roads Department 
 

East - West Highway Improvement Project, Sveneti - Ruisi section of the bypass and the 2nd lot along the river. Liakhvi new bridge

Bridge Construction   

17.11.2010

Roads Department 

Takeoff - landing strip arrangement of the Mestia airport

Airport Arrangement

 

24.11.2010

Georgian State Electro system

Power transmission line "Menji-Khorgatizi"

Power Transmission Lines

29.04.2010

 

LTD “Georgian-Turkish Joint Company Black Sea Group”

the asphalt plant arrangement for the  Partskhisi - Gokhnari - TSALKA road construction  

Asphalt Production

29.04.2010

LTD “Georgian-Turkish Joint Company Black Sea Group”

 TSALKA building 54 km of road - at the asphalt plant arrangement for the  Partskhisi – Gokhnari- Tsakla road construction

Asphalt Production

29.04.2010

LTD United Water Supply Company of Georgia

Wastewater Treatment Facility and the main sewage collector for Mestia

The wastewater treatment plant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Application Copies on the permission to the Ministry are given below: 

1.      LTD “Giargia” –Asphalt Production Roads Department – Bridge Construction

2.      LTD„Petroleum Storage and Trade” – Oil Terminal

3.      LTD „Alchemist GBT International”Exposive Substanceproduction  

4.      Georgian State Electrosystem – Power  Transmission lines

5.      LTD “GeoEnergy”- Power Trasmission Plant

6.      Municipal Board of Borjomi –Waste Landfill

7.      LTD „ATOLL PAINT COMPANY“- Chemical Industry

8.      LTD “TAV Urban Georgia”-Airport Arrangement   

9.      LDT “New Energy” -  Asphalt Production

10.  LTD United Airports of Georgia - Airport Arrangement   

11.  LTD “Moulds and Metals Georgia”- Metallurgical Production

12.    Georgian Oil & Gas Corporation LTD- The removal of main gas pipeline

13.  Georgian State Electrosystem-  Power Transmission Lines

14.  LTD United Water Supply Company of Georgia-The wastewater treatment plant

15.  LTD “Georgian-Turkish Joint Company Black Sea Group” შპს  - Asphalt Production

16.  Roads Department –Airport Arrangement  

17.  Ministry of Finance and Economy of Autonomous Republic of Adjara- Disposal of sewage collector

18.  Georgian State Electrosystem- Power transmission lines

19.  Tbilisi City Hall – Waste Storage

In most cases,given in the applications,  the high state’sinterests to be restricted from the EIA Permission isunclear. 

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