Nairobi Expressway ESIA Report for Public Comment

By Natural Justice

Public Commenting Period on the Environmental & Social Impact Assessment Study Report (ESIA Report) for the proposed Nairobi Expressway now open.

On Monday, 24 February 2020, the National Environmental Management Authority of Kenya published a notice in the Standard inviting public comments on the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Report for the proposed Nairobi Expressway project.

Concerns have been raised about the project’s potential impacts on Nairobi’s iconic Uhuru Park and other public open spaces, as well as the expressway’s inaccessibility to most Nairobi residents, given the proposed toll to access the road.

Members of the public have thirty (30) days, that is until 25 March 2020, to submit oral and written comments to the Director General of the National Environment Management Authority under the reference – NEMA/EIA/5/2/1688.

The Comments can be sent by post or delivered to NEMA’s offices through the address below: 
The Director General
National Environmental Management Authority
Popo Road, South C (off Mombasa Road)
P.O. Box 67839-00200
Or e-mailed to with the reference  NEMA/EIA/5/2/1688 in the subject line.

You can find the EIA Report here:

Part 1

Part 2

27 February 2020


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