1.The name of this Department of Environmental Affairs has changed to the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (DFFE) with effect from Thursday, 01 April 2021. The substitution and designation of names for national departments, offices of premiers and heads of provincial departments were published on 5 March 2021 in Government Gazette 44229 (Notice No. 172) in terms of the […]
Professional registration for Environmental Assessment Practitioners required within 2 years of the appointment of a Registration Authority Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has signed into law regulations pertaining to the appointment of a registration authority that will be responsible for the registration of environmental assessment practitioners.
A number of civil society organisations have written an open letter to the Minister of Environmental Affairs about the attempts by Sasol and National Petroleum Rifiners of SA to set aside minimum emission standards defined in the Air Quality Act.
The Federation for a Sustainable Environment has given notice of appeal to the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development.
Plea and sentence agreement between the State and Anker Coal and Minerals Holdings SA (Pty) Ltd.
In a first for SA, a mining company has pleaded guilty to breaking environmental laws while prospecting for coal in a protected wetland — in return for a relatively light penalty.
A mining company and its director have been convicted of contravening environmental laws, but nongovernmental organisations say they are disappointed the fines imposed are largely suspended.
Anker Kole, ’n Nederlandse steenkoolmynhuis, is in die Ermelo-streekhof met R304 000 beboet omdat sy werknemers en konsultante tydens prospektering ’n vlei op die plaas Steenkoolspruit in die Usuturivier beskadig het.
LIST OF APPOINTED ADVOCATES IN THE NPA DEALING WITH ORGANISED ENVIRONMENTAL CRIME MATTERS, HEAD OF UNIT: ADV JJ KRUGER 1. Adv Dania Bruwer: National Co-ordinator, Head OfficeTel: (012) 842-1427; 084 821 1929Fax: (012) 845 7075E-mail: email@example.com 2. Adv Lawrence Gcaba: DPP Johannesburg (South Gauteng)Tel: (011) 220-4095; 084 261 3811E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org 3. Adv Hein van der […]
A Federation of environment groups is to investigate taking legal action against proposed laws that they say would grant property developers a “free-for-all” and leave the environment with little, if any, protection against them.