North Coast Consultants (UK) and CDM Ukraine are engaged for international ESIA study with baseline data collection. The initial ESIA scoping stage is expected to be finished by the end of 2021.

CDM Ukraine has already completed ESIA desktop review. The scope of the ESIA desktop review includes the following:

  • initial assessment of the current state of the environment, and the physical, biological, social and economic conditions of the site areas;
  • identification to the extent possible of the available infrastructure on the sites and in the surrounding area suitable for future development;
  • identification of the information gaps, which should be additionally assessed during future project stages.