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Plastics Master Plan in the Pipeline


Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries 31 January 2020 A Plastics Master Plan is under development. The environment, forestry and fisheries department announced this at the launch of the South…

Water Measuring Devices Under the Spotlight


Department of Water and Sanitation 23 January 2020 Water users who are not members of an Irrigation Board or Water Users Association have been instructed to install water measuring devices…

Deadline for Financial Provisioning Regulations Extended


Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries 22 January 2020 An amendment to the Financial Provisioning Regulations is in place. The environment, forestry and fisheries department published the amendment in Government…

Ozone Depleting Substances Regulations to be Amended


Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries 13 December 2019 Comment is sought on draft amendments to the Regulations Regarding the Phasing-Out and Management of Ozone Depleting Substances. The environment, forestry…

Cosmetics Regulations Under the Spotlight


Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries 27 November 2019 The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority is considering the revision of the cosmetics regulations. The environment, forestry and fisheries minister,…

Creecy Grants 15-Year Fishing Rights in Eastern Cape


Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries 19 November 2019 20 small-scale fishing co-operatives in the Eastern Cape have been awarded 15-year small-scale fishing rights. In a statement, the environment, forestry…

Suspension of Exploratory Octopus Fishery Lifted


Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries 12 November 2019 The temporary suspension of the exploratory octopus fishery in False Bay has been lifted with effect from 15 November 2019. The…

Municipal Water Use Debt Under the Spotlight


Parliament 8 November 2019 The portfolio committee on human settlements, water and sanitation and the portfolio committee on cooperative governance and traditional affairs have supported recommendations to broaden Schedule 1…

Draft Richards Bay EMP Drawn Up


Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries 6 November 2019 Comment is sought on the Draft uMhlathuze/Richards Bay Estuarine Management Plan (EMP). The environment, forestry and fisheries department published the draft…