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Draft Waste Management Bill has major implications for industry


Portfolio Committee on Environmental Affairs and TourismThe draft National Environmental Management: Waste Management Bill is essentially to be seen as a major part of the principal act governing government's present…

DEAT team reports on environmental air quality hotspots


Portfolio Committee on Environmental Affairs and TourismSix "hotspots" in South Africa were named by the department of environmental affairs and tourism (DEAT) where air pollution was likely to affect residents.…

DEAT: drafting new Waste Bill like “walking on eggs”


Portfolio Committee on Environmental Affairs and TourismJoanne Jawitch, deputy director-general: environmental quality and protection of the department of environmental affairs and tourism (DEAT), has now briefed the appropriate parliamentary portfolio…

Municipalities A Problem On Waste Sites, Says DEAT


Portfolio Committee on Water and Environmental AffairsDirector general Nosipho Ngcaba of the old department of environmental affairs and tourism (DEAT) told the parliamentary water and environmental affairs portfolio committee that…

New funding agency to raise capital for SA water plan


Portfolio Committee on Water Affairs & ForestryThe department of water affairs and forestry is to form a limited company in terms of the Companies Act called the South African National…

National Water Act implementation process under review


Portfolio Committee on Water Affairs and ForestrySouth Africa possessed internationally recognised legislation on water resource management but more attention had to be given to the implementation process to achieve stated…