Zhuzhou Brownfield Remediation Project (WB-P147381)

  • China
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Specific Location
Zhuzhou, Shifeng
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  • World Bank (WB)
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Voting Date
Mar 31, 2016
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Government of China
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  • Education and Health
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 150.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 244.70 million
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Bank Documents
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Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Dec 22, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Sep 25, 2014

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Project Description
According to the bank documents, the development objective of the Zhuzhou Brownfield Remediation Project for China is to reduce public exposure to contaminated land in the project area using risk-based remediation approaches. There are four components to the project, the first component being remediation of contaminated plots. This component will support cleanup and remediation of 2.73 km2 of contaminated plots and 0.11 km2 of dispersed open soil plots in residential areas. The second component is the associated treatment and disposal works. This component will support investments in associated remediation and disposal facilities that are required to treat contaminated materials and thus enable the remediation of certain plots or to make sure that the remediation is sustainable under component one, including: (a) Xinqiao dewatering site; (b) Xinqiao Solidification/Stabilization (S/S) facility; (c) wastewater treatment facilities; and (d) development of an industrial solid waste landfill in the project area. The third component is the capacity building and knowledge management. The project will support Zhuzhou Municipality’s and Shifeng District’s capacity to build and operationalize the technical and management knowledge gained from the project implementation, engage the public, and manage remediation and redevelopment strategic planning. Finally, the fourth component is the Project management, monitoring, and evaluation.
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Borrower US$ 94.74 million
Contact Information
Zhuzhou Project Management Office Contact: Jianguang Zhou Title: Director, Zhuzhou Development and Reform Commission Telephone No.: 0086-731-28686338 Email: zhoujg2012@163.com ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF WORLD BANK The World Bank Inspection Panel is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by a World Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Inspection Panel, they may investigate to assess whether the World Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can contact the Inspection Panel or submit a complaint by emailing ipanel@worldbank.org. You can learn more about the Inspection Panel and how to file a complaint at: http://ewebapps.worldbank.org/apps/ip/Pages/Home.aspx.