EASTERN FIELD INVESTIGATIONS (MARCH 2017)

The NECC has scheduled field investigations to cover Makueni, Machakos and Kajiado counties. The investigations are scheduled as from 19th  TO 24th  March 2017. The list of complaints to be investigated are tabulated below.

No. Location Nature of complaint
1. Machakos town, Machakos County Unsustainable sand harvesting in river Iini
2. Kathiani, Machakos County Cutting down of trees to pave way for power lines
3. Sweetwaters along Kangundo rd Poor disposal of asbestos
4. Imbirikani, Kajiado County Proposed mining of limestone in the group ranch without adequate public participation
5. Kinanie, Machakos County Illegal disposal of sewage on manholes along Athi River
6. Athi River, Ngurunya, Machakos County Unrehabilitation of quarry sites
7. Syokimau Estate, Mavoko Sub-county, Machakos County Discharge of raw effluent into the open environment
8. Nkogerdeng’a,

Kajiado West, Kajiado County

Blasting at a quarry causing noise and excessive vibrations
9. Thange River, Kibwezi East, Makueni County oil spillage in Thange River polluting its waters and endangering both human and aquatic life
10. Katani Area, Athi River, Machakos county. Extensive damage to the buildings due to use of extremely powerful explosives to blast rocks during quarrying activities.
March 16th, 2017
NECC

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