ESIA study and EPA approval
Social and Environmental Assessment
Subsequent to approval of the feasibility report, SK Hydro got prepared detailed environmental documents according to the requirements of KPK Environment Protection Agency (EPA) which were submitted to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa EPA on 20th September 2008. As per EPA requirements, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa EPA held a public hearing on 20th November 2008 in Balakot district Mansehra. The NOC from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa EPA was issued on 30th November 2010.