Availability of Environmental and Social Information

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In order to foster transparency and elicit useful information concerning the environmental and social impacts of projects, EXIM makes available certain environmental and social information provided by the borrower on projects that are currently under consideration for financing. Interested parties may request a copy of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) (or other publicly disclosable supplemental environmental reports) for a specific transaction, or provide pertinent information to EXIM on environmental and social issues related to a project, through the Bank's Environmental and Social Project Information and Concerns page. In addition, EXIM maintains a Public Registry of received complaints and concerns.      
 

All pending projects required by EXIM to produce environmental and social information are listed below.

Environmental and social project information is not always immediately available; please view the " How a Deal Gets Done" diagram to learn more about the EXIM Bank transaction review process.

PENDING ENVIRONMENTAL CATEGORY A PROJECTS

Projects classified by EXIM as Environmental Category A transactions require an Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA), which must be made available to the public for at least 30 days prior to EXIM consideration for final approval.

EXIM has received applications for the following Environmental Category A projects.

To receive more information regarding projects on this list, please visit here.

ProjectLocationReferenceFurther NEPA action required?1 Estimated Annual CO2      
Production      
of Project      
(tonnes/yr) 
Project      
Posting Date 
Date ESIA Available
NioCorp Elk Creek Niobium/Rare Earth Elements Mine (MMIA)Near Elk Creek, NE, USAAP756637XXPendingTBD11/8/2023Not yet available.
Papua Liquefied Natural Gas ProjectGulf and Central Provinces, Papua New GuineaAP089509XXPendingTBD6/9/2023Not yet available.
Guyana Gas to Energy Project – Offshore Pipeline, Integrated Liquid Natural Gas Separation Plant and 300MW Natural Gas Power PlantGeorgetown and offshore areas, GuyanaAP089490XXPendingTBD3/20/2023Not yet available.
Minera Centinela Copper Mine Expansion
Withdrawal Notice Date: 
[January 31, 2024]
Near Sierra Gordo, Antofagasta Region, ChileAP754327XX---TBD3/10/2023Not yet Available
Cernavoda Nuclear Power Plant Unit 1 Refurbishment ProjectCernavoda, RomaniaAP089451XX---TBD10/20/2022Not yet Available
Red Sea National PetrochemicalsSuez, EgyptAP089455XXPendingTBD3/9/2022Not yet Available
Pengerang Energy Complex (PEC) Petrochemical ProjectMalaysiaAP089431XXNo – See footnote 1.a.2,867,7354/2/202112/13/2021      
ESIA and other E&S information available HERE (in English)
IronBark Citronen Zinc-Lead MineCitronen Fjord, GreenlandAP089446XXPendingTBD9/21/2021Not yet available.
BAPCO (formerly NOGA) Oil and Gas Field DevelopmentBahrainAP089416XXNo (see footnote 1a)380,0005/5/20213/20/2023      
ESIA and other E&S information available HERE (in English)
Kovvada 6,660MW Nuclear Power PlantSrikakulam District, Andhra Pradesh, IndiaAP636363XX---Not Applicable8/25/2016Not Yet Available

Footnotes:       
1 Based on EXIM Bank's review of the proposed transaction, EXIM has concluded:       
(a) No major Federal action.       
(b) Categorical exclusion applies.


2. PENDING ENVIRONMENTAL CATEGORY B PROJECTS

Environmental Category B projects require sufficient documentation to determine that they are consistent with relevant host-country and applicable international environmental and social guidelines.

EXIM has received applications for the following Environmental Category B projects.

To receive more information regarding projects on this list, please visit here.

ProjectLocationReferenceFurther NEPA action required?1 Estimated Annual CO2 Production
of Project
(tonnes/yr)
Project
Posting Date
ESIA or other available Environmental Information
Electrovaya Lithium Battery Factory Project (MMIA)Ellicott, Chautauqua County, NYAP089495XXPendingTBD06/12/2023Not yet available
Modular Steel Bridge ConstructionVarious locations, AngolaAP755224XX---Not Applicable06/12/2023Not yet available
TexTube Steel Pipe Manufacturing Plant Project (MMIA)Waller, Waller County, TexasAP089475XX---Not Applicable10/14/2022Not yet available.
Essential Green Biorefinery ProjectCanelones Municipality, UruguayAP089428XXPending27,0003/9/2020Not yet available

Footnotes:       
1 Based on EXIM Bank's review of the proposed transaction, EXIM has concluded:       
(a) No major Federal action.       
(b) Categorical exclusion applies.