Monday, February 21st, 2022
In 2019, the Netherlands Commission for Environmental Assessment shared an Advisory Review of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment
for the East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) project with NEMA.
They noted a number of gaps in the report. These include shortcomings in the proposed technique for water and wetland crossings (open trench). This technique has the potential of significant negative impacts, particularly in wetlands.
They also noted that the number of jobs suitable for local workers is very limited.
Read the report here: