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Parliament Report on the Coal Mining Activities in Kitui County

The National Assembly Departmental Committee on Energy published a report on the public participation (No. 3 of 2019) regarding coal mining activities in Mui, Mwingi East Sub-County of Kitui County. The report follows a petition by Hon. (Dr.) Gideon Mutemi Mulyungi on behalf of the residents of Mui.

The committee recommends:

  1. The formation of a liaison committee to guide the coal activities and land activities in Mui basin.
  2. The Ministry of Energy to carry out civic education and facilitate Public Participation before undertaking any coal activities in Mui basin.
  3. The committee to carry out an inquiry into the use of coal in electricity generation in Kenya

Click on this link to access the full report.