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