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INERCO develops Environmental Impact Studies and Citizen Participation Plans for two new power lines in Peru

INERCO in Peru is developing two Environmental Impact Studies (EIA) and Citizen Participation Plans for the COBRA GROUP prior to the start-up of 220 KV transmission lines, with new substations and expansion of some existing ones. This new action of INERCO Peru in the environmental field and in social management has focused on the Pariñas line (Nuevas Tumbes, 164 kilometers along the Tumbes Region, and the Tingo line) Aguaytía, 80 kilometers in the Pucallpa Region of the Peruvian jungle.

In the first of them, the INERCO team will begin with the elaboration of the biological baseline on four taxa, in the same way, it will carry out environmental monitoring at a total of nine points for the control of air quality, noise, radiation, as well as well as water.

In the social chapter, the action for this line has achieved the approval of a Citizen Participation Plan considering virtual tools, such as online meetings, as well as workshops using local radios. In total, the Project contains an area comprising five provinces and eleven districts, with a population of more than 285,000 inhabitants.

For the Tingo Aguaytía line, INERCO will begin with the preparation of the biological baseline on four taxa, as well as environmental monitoring to control air quality, noise, radiation, soil and water quality. In the social aspect, the Citizen Participation Plan will be carried out with a scope that includes three provinces and five districts between Huánuco and Ucayali, with an approximate population of 101,000 inhabitants.

For María Risco, General Manager of INERCO Peru, the experience of INERCO‘s Environmental and Social team in this type of action in Peru “is a guarantee for a chapter as essential as that of the Environmental Impact Study and the Citizen Participation Plans. when facing a project of this type ”. In this sense, he highlights INERCO’s many references in this area in Peru, “which makes us a key ally for large companies when tackling these large-scale projects.


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Maria Risco Nardiz

Maria Risco Nardiz

Responsable de Gestión de Proyectos División Medio Ambiente INERCO