An ECC is necessary for GLEDC
to obtain other permits to start the project.
This was revealed by GLEDC during Friday's public hearing attended by thousands of residents at the Municipal Plaza Sports Complex, here.
Lawyer Clarence Jandoc, representing GLEDC, said that pre-development works of the project had already started way back in 2015 with various consultations with residents and stakeholders including research and studies made on the environmental impacts of the project.
, on the other hand, intends to build a 2x335-MW coal-fired power generating facility in Barangay Luna, La Union, which is scheduled to become operational by 2022.
).GLEDC will undertake the financing, design, procurement, construction, testing, commission, operation and maintenance of the coal-fired power plant.
) of Global Business Power Corp.-are not yet being deliberated on since they still lack environmental compliance certificates (ECCs).