MICI-BID-AR-2021-0178

Water and Sanitation Program for Metropolitan Areas

Country: Argentina

Reception date: October, 27 2021

Current Status: Open

Requesters:

Confidential 

Summary of the Request

The Request describes potential harm to the living conditions, health, and property value of the residents of San Andrés and surrounding neighborhoods, in the Tucumán Province, Argentina. The damages are consequence of the construction of an open sewage treatment plant in a residential area that continues to grow and attract more residents.

In addition, the Request mentions potential harm to agricultural activities in the area due to the disposal of sewage waste in the nearby Sali-Dulce river, which runs through three neighboring provinces.

The Request also informs about the lack of consultation, availability of information and documentation regarding environmental impacts. To this day, they alleged, many residents still remain unaware of the realization of the Project.

Recent actions

On November,17 2021, MICI notified the Requesters and Bank Management of the registration of the Request.

Past actions

On November 2, 2021, the MICI granted the Requesters a maximum period of 10 business days to submit the information required to continue with the Request process (paragraph 20 of the MICI Policy). The term expires on November 16, 2021.

Project Number:

AR-L1182


Environmental Category:

B


Project Name:

Banco de Galicia y de Buenos Aires S.A. Argentina TFFP AB LOAN 6º disbursement


Sector:

TRADE


Project Type:

Loan Operation


IDB Financing:

USD 7,000,000


Registration
Registered
Eligibility
In process
Assessment
Consultation Process
Monitoring
Recommendation for a CR and ToRs
Investigation
CR Report
Monitoring

Registration

Consultation Phase (CP)

Compliance Review Phase (CRP)

Chronology and documents

Steps and milestones Date Remarks Documents
Registry

31983

Request Receipt

2021-10-27

Requests of a confidential nature are not published.

31984

Notice of Registration

2021-11-17

5 business days from the date of receipt of the Request or 15 business days when further information is required from the Requesters.
Elegibility

32283

Management Response

2021-12-20

21 business days from the date of notice of registration. The response will be published as an annex to the Eligibility Memorandum.

32284

Eligibility due date

2022-01-28

21 business days from the date of receipt of Management Response or 45 business days after the Suspension is granted.