Infinity continues to progress its San José lithium project in Spain with the receipt of the government’s response to its Environmental Impact Assessment Scoping Document.

The response streamlines the process for completing and lodging of the mining licence application and environmental impact assessment submission as key findings from the EIA Scoping Document will be included in both documents.

Infinity Lithium (ASX:INF) notes that the EIA Scoping Document establishes the preliminary conditions for San José to be compatible with environmental and urbanistic licence requirements.

It is the result of the collaborative process with regional and local government and other interested parties to San José.

The finalisation of the EIA Scoping Document follows the recent granting of the milestone exploration licence over the project, which reinforced government and stakeholder commitment to the Project.

Ramón Jiménez, the chief executive officer of the company’s wholly-owned Spanish subsidiary Extremadura New Energies, noted that the collaboration with regional and local authorities following the submission of the EIA document last year had provided invaluable information and criteria to advance to the formal project submission.

“San José is critically important for the locality of Cáceres and the region of Extremadura, and it is essential that we incorporate all environmental and social licence requirements to continue to harness the support of the community,” he added.

EIA Scoping Document and coming work

Besides establishing the preliminary conditions for San José to be compatible with environmental and urbanistic licence requirements, the report from the Regional Government Administration also clarifies the conditions to be met for the preferred location of the lithium chemical conversion plant and portal for mineral resource exploitation.

The collaborative process assesses all options for the final location of the lithium chemical conversion plant and reinforce the conditions to locate the plant in the proximity of the location previous referred to as “Option A”

Infinity will now advance the mining licence and environmental assessment submissions through the Exploitation Concession Application.

Work to incorporate the requirements from the EIA Scoping Document into the final Project concession application is already underway.




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