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Membrane Technology Environmental Conversion

Issues

Due diligence

Description: Complaint raises concerns about inadequate or absent prior investigation of project impacts.

Complaints with this Issue: 391

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Environmental

Description: Complaint raises concerns regarding environmental impacts that do not refer specifically to water, pollution, or biodiversity.

Complaints with this Issue: 275

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Sectors

Chemicals

Description: Project relates to the development or production of chemical compounds, including construction and operation of production facilities.

Complaints in this Sector: 7

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Project

Name: Membrane Technology Environmental Conversion

Investments: EIB 20160192

Client: Special Purpose Entity(ies)/Fund

Support:

Country: Spain

Complaint

IAM: Complaints Mechanism (CM)

ID: SG/E/2017/29

Date Filed: July 4, 2017

Date Closed: March 19, 2018

Status: Closed With Outputs

Description

In July 2017, the Complaints Mechanism Division of the European Investment Bank (EIB-CM) received a complaint concerning an EIB financed project regarding chlor-alkali facilities in Torrelavega, Spain. The core of the complaint concerns the draft integrated environmental permit encompassing the industrial facilities. According to the complainant, the draft permit contravened EU environmental requirements in that it allowed mercury cell technique to continue to be used after December 2017. The complainant raised two allegations concerning the following: Compliance of the project with the EU environmental requirements, i.e. EIB environmental standards and EIBs environmental assessment.

Complaint Stages

Filing

July 4, 2017

Filing

Status:

Start Date: July 4, 2017

Registration

July 4, 2017 -

July 7, 2017

Registration

Status: Completed

Start Date: July 4, 2017

End Date: July 7, 2017

Eligibility

Completed

Eligibility

Status: Completed

Start Date: None

Dispute Resolution

Not Undertaken

Dispute Resolution

Status: Not Undertaken

Explanation: Not offered by mechanism, Dispute resolution was not an option in this case

Compliance Review

Feb. 19, 2018 -

March 12, 2018

Compliance Review

Status: Completed

Start Date: Feb. 19, 2018

End Date: March 12, 2018

Has Compliance Report: Yes

Non-Compliance Found: No

Monitoring

Not Undertaken

Monitoring

Status: Not Undertaken

Start Date: None

Closed

March 19, 2018

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