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ENSafrica
The Paris Agreement (the "Agreement") will be signed on Friday, 22 April 2016 in New York. This adds further impetus to the international response to climate change...
Clyde & Co
Exacting requirements for the mining industry and an alert for environmental guarantee insurers: the new financial provision regulations under the National Environmental Management Act (NEMA).
ENSafrica
On 8 January 2016, the Minister of Environmental Affairs published the following draft regulations in the Government Gazette, calling for written representations or objections...
ENSafrica
On 2 November 2015, the South African National Treasury published a Draft Carbon Tax Bill for public comment, with the comment period commencing immediately and continuing until 15 December 2015.
ENSafrica
On 2 November 2015, the South African National Treasury published a Draft Carbon Tax Bill (the "Bill") for public comment, with the comment period commencing immediately and continuing until 15 December 2015.
ENSafrica
The purpose of the draft Regulations is to regulate the reporting of data and information from identified point, non-point and mobile sources of atmospheric emissions.
ENSafrica
The irony of many reactions to national and international responses to climate change is that such reactions are very often deeply misinformed.
ENSafrica
When the National Environmental Management: Waste Act came into operation, the operation Part 8 of Chapter 4 was deferred to a later date.
ENSafrica
In terms of section 29 of the National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act 39 of 2004 ("NEMAQA"), which provides for pollution prevention plans: "(1) the Minister of Environmental Affairs (the "Minister") may by notice in the Gazette
ENSafrica
In terms of section 29 of the National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act 39 of 2004, which provides for pollution prevention plans: "(1) the Minister of Environmental Affairs may by notice in the Gazette
ENSafrica
A provision exists that no person may, without a provisional Atmospheric Emissions Licence, conduct an activity listed in terms of that section.
ENSafrica
The purpose of the National Environmental Management Waste Act, 2008 is to reform the law regulating waste management in order to protect health and the environment.
ENSafrica
Much of the rhetoric around the excruciatingly slow climate change negotiations gives the impression that the process is stuck in perpetual stasis.
ENSafrica
This article considers the reasons for and implications of this change for the future trajectory of environmental legal practice.
ENSafrica
The main statutory provision relating to the environment is section 24 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa Act (Constitution) (No. 106 of 1996) (environmental right), which is stated as the right to an environment that is not harmful to health or well-being.
Webber Wentzel
The largest criminal penalty imposed for environmental offences in South Africa to date was recently handed down by a South African court.
Werksmans Incorporated
A recent judgment in the North Gauteng High Court, Pretoria has caused more than ripples amongst the mining community.
ENSafrica
It has often been the case that landowners seeking to sell property upon which environmental pollution occurs, have sought to protect their interests through contracts of sale and the passing on of liabilities associated with environmental statutory obligations to their purchasers.
Webber Wentzel
On 9 December 2011 the Minister exercised her discretion and published a list of threatened ecosystems in the terrestrial environment.
ENSafrica
On 11 April 2012 the Constitutional Court handed down the much awaited judgment in the matter of Maccsand (Pty) Ltd v City of Cape Town and Others.
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Clyde & Co
Exacting requirements for the mining industry and an alert for environmental guarantee insurers: the new financial provision regulations under the National Environmental Management Act (NEMA).
ENSafrica
On 2 November 2015, the South African National Treasury published a Draft Carbon Tax Bill for public comment, with the comment period commencing immediately and continuing until 15 December 2015.
ENSafrica
On 2 November 2015, the South African National Treasury published a Draft Carbon Tax Bill (the "Bill") for public comment, with the comment period commencing immediately and continuing until 15 December 2015.
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