Monthly Archives: February 2017

20 02, 2017

Pollution Prevention Plans (for Green House Gas (GHG) emission reductions)

Very early in 2016, the Minister of Environmental Affairs published a draft consisting of suggested Pollution Prevention Plan Regulations, along with information on which types of businesses and industries would be required to submit these Pollution Prevention Plans going forward. Below, we look at everything you need to know about Pollution Prevention Plans, including details [...]

13 02, 2017

State of the Nation: Environmental Issues

On the evening of Thursday, 9 February 2017, South African President, Jacob Zuma, delivered his State of the Nation Address (#SONA17). Did environmental issues (care for the environment) feature in his address? Not directly. While acknowledging that the President could not address everything in his speech, as an environmentalist the radio silence on environmental topics [...]