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COWI: Preparing EIA and obtaining environmental clearance Assisting the preparation of the new waste management centre from 2006-2008, COWI provided all consultancy services necessary for the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and in obtaining the environmental clearance from the Qatari Ministry of Environment in November 2008.
The EIA covered all environmental aspects of the site including waste management. The waste management component of the EIA dealt with management issues in addition to impacts and mitigation measures and input to the Environmental Management Plan.
The total cost of COWI´s services amounted to EUR 180,000, whereas establishing the entire Waste Management Centre was estimated at approximately EUR 250 million.
The centre comprises the following components:
The waste management centre will be operational from 2010 with Keppel Seghers as owner and operator of the entire facility.
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