Lodgment of an EIA Report and Public Consultation
for Cargo Expansion and Construction of Cruise Terminal & Cruise
Tourism Village Project, Port of Belize, Belize City
The General Public is hereby advised that an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report has been submitted to the Department of the Environment (DOE) by Port of Belize Limited and Belize Logistics Terminal Limited for the Cargo Expansion and Construction of Cruise Terminal &
Cruise Tourism Village Project at the Port of Belize, Belize City. The EIA report was prepared by Piedroba Consulting Group, LLC, and Nextera Environmental & Engineering Consultants. The EIA report will be reviewed by the National Environmental Appraisal Committee (NEAC) before a final decision is taken.
The General Public is hereby informed that the EIA report will be available for public review starting July 2, 2020. Copies of the EIA report can be examined free of charge, Mondays to Fridays, during regular working hours (8:00 am to 5:00 pm), at the following locations: Port Loyola Library, Leo Bradley Library, and Thurton Library Center all in Belize City and at the office of the DOE in Belmopan. The EIA report is also available on the DOE’s Facebook Page and website https://doe.gov.bz/environmental-clearance/.
Kindly be informed that a public consultation session for the EIA will be held on July 22, 2020, at The Best Western Plus Belize Biltmore Plaza in the River Hall Room in Belize City, commencing at 6:00 pm sharp. The general public is invited to participate in this Consultation to make comments, ask questions, seek clarification, express concerns or issues, or to make
representation to the DOE in relation to the possible effects of the proposed project activity on the environment.
Social distancing protocols will be in effect for this Consultation, use of masks will be mandatory.