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Gazette Vol CXII-No.123 Dated November 26,2010

 GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 14188
APPOINTMENT OF NUCLEAR ELECTRICITY PROJECT
COMMITTEE MEMBERS

IT IS notified for general information of the public that the Minister for Energy, for the purposes of realizing Kenya’s vision 2030 and to fast track development of nuclear electricity in order to enhance the production of affordable and reliable electricity generation sources,establishes a Committee to be known as the Nuclear Electricity Project Committee.

1. The Nuclear Electricity Project Committee (hereinafter referred to as Committee) shall consist of the following—

Ochilo Ayacko – (Executive Chairman), for a term of three years with effect from the 13th September, 2010.
The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology,
Director-General, National Security Intelligence Service,
Director, Institute of Nuclear Science and Technology,
Managing Director, Kenya Electricity Generating Company,
Managing Director, Kenya Power and Lighting Company,
Chief Executive Officer, National Council for Science and Technology,
Joseph O. Malo,
Geoffrey N. Kamau,
Jane Dwasi,
Ruth Luyayi Wabwile,
Kabage Karanja,
Eva Gichunge,

for a term of three years with effect from the 4th October, 2010.

2. The terms of reference of the Committee are to―

(a) undertake extensive civic education regarding nuclear power generation and to lobby support from key stakeholders such as Central Organization of Trade Unions, Federation of Kenya Employers, Kenya Association of Manufacturers, and the civil society;
(b) ensure that all terms and conditions of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), necessary for approval for the construction of nuclear electric power plants are met;
(c) prepare and endorse a detailed road map for the realization of these terms and conditions indicating the milestones and time lines for approval by the International Atomic Energy
Agency;
(d) oversee implementation of the International Atomic Energy Agency approved road map including the preparation of a comprehensive legal and regulatory framework;
(e) review and approve a capacity building plan targeting young Kenyans with excellent degree qualifications in but not limited to mechanical and civil engineering, mathematics, physics and chemistry for the purpose of nuclear power research and development;
(f) identify appropriate sites for construction of a nuclear power plant along Kenya’s coastal shoreline taking into consideration environmental and social impact
considerations;
(g) develop a collaborative program with academic institutions and other organizations within and outside Kenya for nuclear power research and development;
(h) develop a well-stocked library on nuclear electricity production;
(i) undertake any other duties as may be necessary for the execution of its mandate.

3. The Committee in carrying out its mandate shall have the powers
to–
(a) hold meetings at such times as it may deem necessary;
(b) make quarterly and annual reports in such form and at such time as the Minister for Energy may direct;
(c) carry out its mandate, in consultation with the Permanent Secretary and Minister for Energy.

4. The secretariat of the Committee shall be established by the Committee with the approval of the Minister for Energy.
5. In carrying out its mandate, the Committee shall be answerable to the Permanent Secretary and the Minister for Energy.
6. The term of office of the Committee shall be three years and the Minister for Energy may, when necessary, extend the period.

Dated the 19th November, 2010.


KIRAITU MURUNGI,
Minister for Energy.


GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 14189
THE ENERGY ACT
(No. 12 of 2006)
APPOINTMENT

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 68 (1) (d) of the Energy Act, 2006, the Minister for Energy appoints—

JOSEPH MURIMI GITHUI

to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Rural Electrification Authority, for a period of three (3) years, with effect from 26th October, 2010. The appointment of Sam Njuguna Njoroge* is revoked.

Dated the 22nd November, 2010.

KIRAITU MURUNGI,
Minister for Energy.
*G.N. 11210/2010.


GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 14190
THE STATE CORPORATIONS ACT
(Cap. 446)
THE KENYA VETERINARY VACCINE PRODUCTION INSTITUTE
APPOINTMENT

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 6 (1) (e) of the State Corporations Act, the Minister for Livestock Development appoints—

DIDA JALDESA

to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Kenya Veterinary Vaccine Production Institute, for a period of three (3) years and revokes the appointments of Peter Gitonga* and Isaya Emanikor Ethuro.*

Dated the 17th November, 2010.

MOHAMED KUTI,
Minister for Livestock Development.
*G.N. 4791/2009


GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 14191
THE LABOUR RELATIONS ACT
(No. 14 of 2007)
DEDUCTION OF AGENCY FEES

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 49 (1) of the Labour Relations Act, the Minister for Labour makes the following order:

(a) Welding Alloys Limited to deduct from the wages of each unionisable employee who is not a member of amalgamated Union of Kenya Metal workers herein referred to as the ‘union’ but is covered by Collective Barganining Agreement between the union and Welding Alloys Limited a sum of KSh. 500 or 2% of one’s consolidated wage whichever is less.
(b) Deductions to commence within thirty (30) days of receiving the Order.
(c) To remit within ten (10) days the sums deducted under item (a) by crossed cheque made payable to the union into that union’s account No. 0102002028800 at the Standard Chartered Bank,Moi Avenue Branch, Nairobi.

Dated the 14th November, 2010.

JOHN MUNYES,
Minister for Labour.


GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 14192
THE LABOUR RELATIONS ACT
(No. 14 of 2007)
DEDUCTION OF AGENCY FEES

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 49 (1) of the Labour Relations Act, the Minister for Labour makes the following order:

(d) Bhogal Auto World Limited to deduct from the wages of each unionisable employee who is not a member of amalgamated Union of Kenya Metal workers herein referred to as the ‘union’ but is covered by Collective Bargaining Agreement between the Union and Bhogal Auto World Limited a sum of KSh. 500 or 2% of one’s consolidated wage whichever is less.
(e) Deductions to commence within thirty (30) days of receiving the Order.
(f) To remit within ten (10) days the sums deducted under item (a) by crossed cheque made payable to the union into that union’s account No. 0102002028800 at the Standard Chartered Bank, Moi Avenue Branch, Nairobi.

Dated the 14th November, 2010.

JOHN MUNYES,
Minister for Labour.


GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 14193
THE PUBLIC OFFICER ETHICS ACT
(No. 5 of 2003)
THE PUBLIC OFFICER ETHICS (AMENDMENT)
REGULATIONS, 2010-11-25
APPOINTMENTS

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by regulation 7 (2) of the Public Officer Ethics (Amendment) Regulations, 2010, the Minister for Co-operative Development appoints:

Under (2) (a), Mr. Joseph Kiioh (Chairman)
Under (2) (c), Mr. Geoffrey Njangombe
Under (2) (d), Mr. Mathias Omondi
Under (2) (e), Mr. Dismas Orodi
Under (2) (f), Francis A. Munane
Under 2 (g) (i), Muthoni Wangai (Mrs.)
Under 2 (g) (ii), Ruth Kiraka (Dr.)
Under 2 (g) (iv), David Sinei

To be members of the Ethics Commission for Co-operative Societies with effect from 1st November, 2010, for a period of three years.
And under section 33 (i) the Public Officer Ethics Act, 2003, the procedures for the administration of part IV of the Act, Legal Notice No. 173 of 2003,Stella G.Kaimenyi (Mrs.), as Secretary to the Commission.

Dated the 23rd November, 2010.

J. W. N. NYAGAH,
Minister for Co-operative Development and Marketing.


GAZETTE NOTICE. NO. 14194
THE CIVIL PROCEDURE ACT
(Cap. 21)
APPOINTMENT

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 81 (1) and (1A) of the Civil Procedure Act, the Chief Justice appoints—

WINFRIDA MOKAYA

to be Secretary of the Rules Committee, with effect from 1st December, 2010. Gazette Notice No. 12074 of 2009 appointing Mr.Abdulqadir R. Lorot* as secretary is revoked.

Dated the 16th November, 2009.

J. E. GICHERU,
Chief Justice.
*GN 12074/2009


GAZETTE NOTICE. NO. 14195
THE CHILDREN ACT
(No. 8 of 2001)
APPOINTMENT

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 73 (d) (ii) of the Children Act, 2001, the Chief Justice appoints—

JOSEPHAT W. GICHIMU

Resident Magistrate at Tawa Law Courts, to preside over cases involving children in respect of Eastern Province, with effect from 1st December, 2010.

Dated the 8th November, 2010.

J. E. GICHERU,
Chief Justice.


GAZETTE NOTICE. NO. 14196
THE CHILDREN ACT
(No. 8 of 2001)
APPOINTMENT

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 73 (d) (ii) of the Children Act, 2001, the Chief Justice appoints—

SUSAN NJERI MWANGI

District Magistrate (Prof.) at Kangundo Law Courts, to preside over cases involving children in respect of Eastern Province, with effect from 1st December, 2010.

Dated the 8th November, 2010.

J. E. GICHERU,
Chief Justice.


GAZETTE NOTICE. NO. 14197
THE CHILDREN ACT
(No. 8 of 2001)
APPOINTMENT

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 73 (d) (ii) of the Children Act, 2001, the Chief Justice appoints—

BERNARD O. OCHIENG

Senior Resident Magistrate at Kilgoris, to preside over cases involving children in respect of Rift Valley Province, with effect from 1st December, 2010.

Dated the 18th November, 2010.

J. E. GICHERU,
Chief Justice.


GAZETTE NOTICE. NO. 14198
THE CHILDREN ACT
(No. 8 of 2001)
APPOINTMENT

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 73 (d) (ii) of the Children Act, 2001, the Chief Justice appoints—

JUDITH WANJALA

Acting Senior Principal Magistrate at Nyamira, to preside over cases involving children in respect of Nyanza Province, with effect from 1st December, 2010.

Dated the 16th November, 2010.

J. E. GICHERU,
Chief Justice.


GAZETTE NOTICE. NO. 14199
THE CHILDREN ACT
(No. 8 of 2001)
APPOINTMENT

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 73 (d) (ii) of the Children Act, 2001, the Chief Justice appoints—

ELIZABETH J. OSORO

Senior Resident Magistrate at Murang’a, to preside over cases involving children in respect of Central Province, with effect from 1st December, 2010.

Dated the 16th November, 2010.

J. E. GICHERU,
Chief Justice.


GAZETTE NOTICE. NO. 14200
THE CHILDREN ACT
(No. 8 of 2001)
APPOINTMENT

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 73 (d) (ii) of the Children Act, 2001, the Chief Justice appoints—

JACKLINE WEKESA MUKWANA

District Magistrate II (Prof.) at Murang’a, to preside over cases involving children in respect of Central Province, with effect from 1st December, 2010.

Dated the 16th November, 2010.

J. E. GICHERU,
Chief Justice.


GAZETTE NOTICE. NO. 14201
THE MAGISTRATE’S COURT ACT
(Cap. 10)
INCREASE OF LIMIT OF JURISDICTION

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 5 (d) (1) of the Magistrate’s Court Act, the Chief Justice increases the limit of jurisdiction of—

HENRY N. NYAKWEBA

Senior Resident Magistrate, to Kenya Shillings Eight Hundred Thousand (KSh. 800,000), with effect from 1st December, 2010.

Dated the 8th November, 2010.

J. E. GICHERU,
Chief Justice.


GAZETTE NOTICE. NO. 14202
THE MAGISTRATE’S COURT ACT
(Cap. 10)
INCREASE OF LIMIT OF JURISDICTION

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 5 (d) (1) of the Magistrate’s Court Act, the Chief Justices increases the limit of jurisdiction of—

DOMINICA W. NYAMBU

Principal Magistrate, to Kenya Shillings One Million (KSh. 1,000,000) with effect from 1st December, 2010.

Dated the 8th November, 2010.

J. E. GICHERU
Chief Justice.


GAZETTE NOTICE. NO. 14203
THE LAW OF SUCCESSION ACT
(Cap. 160)

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 47 of the Law of Succession Act, the Chief Justice appoints—

BERNARD O. OCHIENG

Resident Magistrate at Kilgoris, to represent the High Court for the purposes of that section with effect from 1st December, 2010.

Dated the 19th November, 2010.

J. E. GICHERU,
Chief Justice.


GAZETTE NOTICE. NO. 14204
THE LAW OF SUCCESSION ACT
(Cap. 160)

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 47 of the Law of Succession Act, the Chief Justice appoints—

JUDITH WANJALA

Acting Senior Pricipal Magistrate at Nyamira, to represent the High Court for the purposes of that section with effect from 1st December,2010.

Dated the 16th November, 2010.

J. E. GICHERU,
Chief Justice.


GAZETTE NOTICE. NO. 14205
THE LAW OF SUCCESSION ACT
(Cap. 160)

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 47 of the Law of Succession Act, the Chief Justice appoints—

JOSEPH W. GICHIMU

Resident Magistrate at Tawa, to represent the High Court for the purposes of that section with effect from 15th November, 2010.

Dated the 5th November, 2010.

J. E. GICHERU
Chief Justice.


GAZETTE NOTICE. NO. 14206
THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT
(Cap 265)
THE KIPSIGIS TRADE DEVELOPMENT JOINT BOARD
APPOINTMENT

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by paragraph 3 of the Local Government (Kipsigis Trade Developemnt Joint Board) Order,1966, upon the Minister for Local Government and in pursuance of a direction given under Section 38 (1) of the Interpretation and General Provisions Act, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Trade,
appoints—

Lawrence K. C. Langat—(Chairman),
Alice C. Maritim—(Member),
District Commissioner, Kericho—(Ex-officio),
District Trade Development Officer, Kericho—(Secretary),
Chairman, Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry,Kericho Branch,to be members of the Kipsigis Trade Development Joint Board, for a period of three (3) years.

Gazette Notice No. 3381 of 2007 is cancelled.

A. A. ALI,
Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Trade.


GAZETTE NOTICE. NO. 14207
THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT
(Cap. 265)
THE MARSABIT TRADE DEVELOPMENT JOINT BOARD
APPOINTMENT

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by paragraph 3 of the Local Government (Marsabit Trade Developemnt Joint Board) Order, 1966, upon the Minister for Local Government and in pursuance of a direction given under Section 38 (1) of the Interpretation and General Provisions Act (Cap. 2), the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Trade,
appoints—
Fatuma Juma Churqo—(Chairperson),
Nassir Shariff Abnoor—(Member),
District Commissioner, Marsabit—(Ex-officio),

Chairman, Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry,Marsabit Branch,to be members of the Marsabit Trade Development Joint Board, for a period of three (3) years.

Gazette Notice No. 1191 of 2007 is cancelled.

A. A. ALI,
Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Trade,

 

GAZETTE NOTICE. NO. 14208
THE HIGH COURT OF KENYA
CHRISTMAS VACATION, 2010

The Christmas Vacation of the High Court of Kenya, other than in the Coast Province, shall commence on 21st December, 2010 and terminate on 13th January, 2011 both days inclusive.

During this period, trials in criminal appeals will take place as usual.

A judge will hear urgent civil matters if admitted to hearing on application made in accordance with the rules of the court.

During the vacation, the offices of the High Court, elsewhere than at Mombasa and Malindi, shall be open to the public from 8.45 a.m. to 12 noon on all weekdays other than public holidays. The offices of the High Court at Mombasa and Malindi, shall be open to the public from 8.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. on all weekdays, other than public holidays.

All courts shall be closed on public holidays.

All courts and offices of the Chief Magistrate, Senior Principal Magistrate, Principal Magistrate, Senior Resident Magistrate, Resident Magistrate, Kadhis and District Magistrate will be open during the usual hours for the Government Departments in each province.

Criminal cases will, in all Subordinate Courts, be heard as usual. Civil suits and civil matters of an urgent nature or those in which advocates are not engaged may also be heard in these courts if convenient.

S. M. KIBUNJA,
Chief Court Administrator.


GAZETTE NOTICE N. 14209
THE CONSTITUTION OF KENYA
THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY AND PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS
ACT
(Cap. 7)
THE PRESIDENTIAL AND PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS
REGULATIONS
ELECTION OF MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT

IN EXERCISE of powers conferred by section 41A of the Constitution of Kenya, section 13 of the National Assembly and Presidential Elections Act and Regulations 8 (3) and 14 of the Presidential and Parliamentary Elections Regulations, the Interim Independent Electoral Commission gives notice that:

(a) An election is to be held of a member to serve in the National Assembly for Kirinyaga Central Constituency.

(b) Each political party wishing to participate in the by-elections must finalize the nominations of its candidate on or before the 14th December, 2010.
(c) The days for the nomination of the candidates for the parliamentary by-elections will be on 20th January, 2011 and 21st January, 2011, and nomination papers may be delivered by candidates to the Returning Officers of the said constituencies between the hours of eight o’clock in the morning and one o’clock in the afternoon and between the
hours of two o’clock and four o’clock in the afternoon of the days.
(d) If the parliamentary elections are contested, the poll will take place on the 16th February, 2011.

NOTES:
1. The attention of candidates and persons subscribing nomination papers is drawn to the provision of Part IV of the Presidential and Parliamentary Elections Regulations (Cap.7.Sub. Leg.).
2. A person guilty of an election offence will be liable to the penalties imposed by the Election Offences Act (Cap. 66) and to the disqualifications imposed by the National
Assembly and Presidential Elections Act (Cap.7).

Dated the 24th November, 2010.

A. I. HASSAN,
Chairman,
Interim Independent Electoral Commission.


GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 14210
THE CONSTITUTION OF KENYA
THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY AND PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS
ACT
(Cap. 7)
THE PRESIDENTIAL AND PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS
REGULATIONS

APPOINTMENT OF RETURNING OFFICERS - KIRINYAGA CENTRAL BY ELECTION
IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 3 of the National Assembly and Presidential Elections Act and regulation 3 (1) of the Presidential and Parliamentary Elections Regulations, the Interim Independent Electoral Commission appoints the persons specified in the second column to be Returning Officers for the constituency specified in the first column of the schedule.

Constituency                                  Name of Returning Officer
Kirinyaga Central                              Teresia Wanjiru Mwai
                                                        Name of Deputy Returning Officer
                                                         Kenneth Kamau Gaciura

Dated the 24th November, 2010.

A. I. HASSAN,
Chairman,
Interim Independent Electoral Commission.


GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 14211
THE CONSTITUTION OF KENYA
THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY AND PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS
ACT
(Cap. 7)
THE PRESIDENTIAL AND PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS
(REGISTRATION OF ELECTORS) REGULATIONS

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 41A of the Constitution of Kenya and in accordance with the second schedule of the Presidential and Parliamentary Elections Regulations, Paragraph 1, the Interim Independent Electoral Commission appoints the following persons to be members of the Language Board and Language Appeals Board, for the purpose of section 34(c) of the Constitution, Kirinyaga Central Constituency By-Elections.

The appointments shall take effect from 3rd January, 2010, to 14th January, 2011 before the final date of formal nomination for parliamentary candidates.

Language Board – Ministry of Education Headquarters, New Jogoo House “B”, 6th Floor, Room No. 607

Enos O. Oyaya – (Chairman)

Members:
Mohammed Mwinyipembe
Susan Njau
Musa Wambua
Susan Kapule
Language Appeals Board- Ministry of Education Headquarters, New Jogoo House “B”, 6th Floor, Room No. 607.

George I. Godia (Prof.) – (Chairman)
Members:

Kiragu Magochi
Agnes Odawa
John Temba
Salome Wenyaa

Dated the 24th November, 2010.

A. I. HASSAN,
Chairman,
Interim Independent Electoral Commission.


GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 14150
THE ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND COORDINATIONATION
ACT
(NO. 8 of 1999)
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT STUDY REPORT
FOR THE PROPOSED LOW COST HOUSING SCHEME ON L.R.
NO. BLOCK 20/285, NAKURU DISTRICT

PURSUANT to regulation 21 of Environmental (Impact Assessment and Audit) regulations, the National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA) has received an Environmental Impact Assessment Study Report for the implementation of the
proposed low cost housing scheme.

The proposed project will comprise of 450 housing units which will be multi-storied blocks, each block comprising 16 number flats with three floors each. The project will be undertaken within a period of five years, in the first year 150 housing units will be constructed and the rest in the preceding year’s.

The specific site is on Block No. 20/ 285 within Nakuru Municipality, Nakuru District. The Site lies about 1.5km to the North from the town centre.

The impacts and proposed mitigation Measures are set out in the gazette

The full report of the proposed project is available for inspection during working hours at:
(a) Director General, National Environment Management Authority, Popo Road, off Mombasa Road, P.O. Box 67839-00200, Nairobi.
(b) Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Mineral Resources, NHIF Building, Community, P.O. Box 30521,Nairobi.
(c) Provincial Director of Environment, Rift Valley Province.
(d) District Environment Officer, Nakuru District.

NEMA invites members of the public to submit oral or written comments within thirty (30) days from the date of publication of this notice to the Director General, NEMA, to assist the Authority in the approval process of the project.

B.M. LANGWEN,
for Director-General.
National Environmental Management Authority.


GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 14151
THE ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND COORDINATIONATION
ACT
(NO. 8 of 1999)
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT STUDY REPORT
FOR THE PROPOSED BLUE LAGOON ECOLOGICAL RESORT
ON PLOT NO. 45-46, WATAMU, MALINDI DISTRICT

PURSUANT to regulation 21 of Environmental (Impact Assessment and Audit) regulations, the National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA) has received an Environmental Impact Assessment Study Report for the implementation of the
Proposed Blue Lagoon Ecological Resort.

The proposed project entails construction of four blocks of one floor, comprising of 16 apartments and two residential villas of 2 floors each; a new swimming pool and a large botanical garden with a public walk-way to view points

The plot on which the proposed development is to stand is located on a peninsula east of the Baracuda Hotel on Plot No. 45-46 in Watamu, Malindi District.

The full report of the proposed project is available for inspection during working hours at:
(a) Director General, National Environment Management Authority, Popo Road, off Mombasa Road, P.O. Box 67839-00200, Nairobi.
(b) Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Mineral Resources, NHIF Building, Community, P.O. Box 30521,Nairobi.
(c) Provincial Director of Environment, Coast Province.
(e) District Environment Officer, Malindi District.

National Environment Management Authority invites members of the public to submit oral or written comments within thirty (30) days from the date of publication of this notice to the Director General,NEMA, to assist the Authority in the approval process of the project.

B.M. LANGWEN,
for Director General.
National Environment Management Authority


GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 14531
THE ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND
CO-ORDINATION ACT
(No. 8 of 1999)
THE NATIONAL ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY
STRATEGIC ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT STUDY REPORT FOR MASINDE MULIRO UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
(MMUST) INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT

i) PROPOSED MASTER PLAN
The proposed developments include:- Administration Block, Student Dormitories, Staff Houses and Amphitheatre Block, parking,swimming pool, handball pitches (2), sports complex building, rugby pitch, and a hockey pitch, Show room and Shopping Malls, Multipurpose Hall, Schools Block, Centres Institute Block, Education and Social Science Block, Natural Science Block, Architecture and Civil Engineering Block, Mechanical Engineering Block, and LBB Phase II.and A Science Technology Park (Export Processing Zone).Apart from accommodation of tenants, the park is intended to have support and core facilities, including:

  •  local area IT networks, video conferencing facilities and internet access;
  •  market analysis, business and marketing support;
  •  help in recruitment and business mentoring/incubation.

 

ii) ALTERNATIVE OPTIONS
The Strategic Environmental Assessment considered the following alternatives were carefully:-
(a) Waste Water Management Alternatives: Use of stabilization ponds/lagoons, Use of septic tanks and Waste water treatment plant
(b) Water Supply Alternatives: Rain water harvest and storage; maintain Western Water Company (WWC) water use, and Borehole water use.
(c) Siting of Facilities (Spatial Distribution of Structures)

  • Science and Technology Park - to enhance mass production of industrial goods
  • University population expansion: open up more satellite campuses to cater for the ever increasing university population.

(a) Analysis of alternative construction materials and technology The proposed project will be constructed using modern, locally and internationally accepted materials to achieve public health, safety,security and environmental aesthetic requirements.
(b) Solid waste management alternatives:- Source reduction,Recycling, Reuse and compositing of the waste, Combustion and Sanitary Land filling

iii) AFFECTED PARTIES CONSULTED
The following list outlines the parties that are affected and interested in the proposed infrastructure development for MMUST
i. Government institution/ officials and NGOs
ii. Academicians from MMUST and Students
iii. Ordinary citizens
iv. Local community representatives (Community leaders and community members)

iv) AFFECTED AREAS
i) Existing Indigenous Forest – Expansion of the University may lead to clearing of the existing indigenous forest affecting the rich biodiversity within the land.
ii) Rivers and Wetlands:-
(a) Expansion of the University may affect the Omubhira (WECO) Stream which originates from MMUST through pollution, making the water unfit for domestic use in the downstream.
(b) Encroachment in the wetland supporting the river is foreseen, then the wetland may be drained and the river may end up drying affecting the ecosystem depending on them.

v) Environmental impacts and mitigation measures.are set out in the gazette
The full report of the proposed project is available for inspection during working hours at:
(a) Director General, National Environment Management Authority, Popo Road, off Mombasa Road, P.O. Box 67839-00200, Nairobi.
(b) Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Mineral Resources, NHIF Building, Community, P.O. Box 30521,Nairobi.
(c) Provincial Director of Environment, Western Province.
(d) District Environment Officer, Kakamega District.

NEMA invites members of the public to submit oral or written comments within thirty (30) days from the date of publication of this notice to the Director General, NEMA, to assist the Authority in the approval process of the project.

B.M. LANGWEN,
for Director-General.
National Environmental Management Authority.


GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 14532
THE ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND
CO-ORDINATION ACT
(No. 8 of 1999)
THE NATIONAL ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT
AUTHORITY
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT STUDY REPORT FOR THE
PROPOSED ESTABLISHMENT OF JATROPHA PLANTATIONS IN GARSEN
DIVISION, TANA DELTA DISTRICT, KENYA

Pursuant to regulation 21 of Environmental (Impact Assessment and Audit) regulations, the National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA) has received an Environmental Impact Assessment Study Report for the implementation of the proposed establishment of Jatropha Plantations.

The proposed project entails establishment of a series of Jatropha plantations on six ranches (Ida-sa Godana, Giritu, Haganda, Kibusu,Kitangale and Kon-Dertu) in the Tana Delta District of Kenya’s Coast Province, approximately 100 Kilometers north Malindi and 300 kilometers south of Garissa. The land reference numbers for the six
ranches are as follows;

  •  Ida-sa-Godana (LR No.13597);
  •  Giritu (L.R No 13598);
  •  Haganda (L.R No. 13599);
  •  Kibusu (yet to get LR number);
  •  Kitangale (L.R No. 28304)
  •  Kon–Dertu L.R No. 17601/1).

An estimated area of 64,000 hectares will be developed into plantation. Phase 1 of the project is to commence on 10,000 hectares in the Kitangale Ranch. Phase 2 will see the development of a further 30,000 hectares on the other four ranches, and phase 3 will complete the development with approximately another 24,000 hectares.

The impacts and proposed mitigation Measures are set out in the gazette

The full report of the proposed project is available for inspection during working hours at:
(a) Director General, National Environment Management Authority, Popo Road, off Mombasa Road, P.O. Box 67839-00200, Nairobi.
(b) Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Mineral Resources, NHIF Building, Community, P.O. Box 30521,Nairobi.
(c) Provincial Director of Environment, Coast Province.
(d) District Environment Officer, Tana Delta District.

NEMA invites members of the public to submit oral or written comments within thirty (30) days from the date of publication of this notice to the Director General, NEMA, to assist the Authority in the approval process of the project.

B.M. LANGWEN,
for Director-General.
National Environmental Management Authority.


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