Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism

 
Companies guilty of air pollution get a five-year reprieve
Companies guilty of air pollution get a five-year reprieve
The environmental department has given most of South Africa’s polluters a reprieve of up to five years to comply with air quality legislation....
Green landowners to receive tax break
Green landowners to receive tax break
Landowners who opt to preserve habitats and biodiversity on their land are set to receive an income-tax deduction for their efforts, according to...
SA's poor lose out on solar water heating
SA's poor lose out on solar water heating
Earlier this year, Inter Press Service reported that Cape Town was debating a "first of a kind" by-law that would make solar water heating...
Shock pollution findings at Highveld Steel
Shock pollution findings at Highveld Steel
A swoop by environmental inspectors on the giant Highveld Steel and Vanadium Corporation's Vanchem plant outside Witbank in Mpumalanga has...
Light shed on R22m that was 'unaccounted for'
Light shed on R22m that was 'unaccounted for'
The R22-million allocated for special wildlife projects was not unaccounted for; it was just not recorded on the annual financial statement,...
DA: Ministers fail to answer 343 questions in Parliament
DA: Ministers fail to answer 343 questions in Parliament
Government ministers have failed to provide written answers to 343 questions posed by the Democratic Alliance (DA) and, said DA deputy chief whip...
Agulhas seaman dies in 'unfortunate incident'
Agulhas seaman dies in 'unfortunate incident'
A seaman aboard the Antarctic supply vessel SA Agulhas died on Friday morning in an incident involving other crew members.
Norway to help SA 'score green' in 2010
Norway to help SA 'score green' in 2010
The Norwegian government will help the City of Johannesburg ensure it has a "green 2010 Soccer World Cup".
Govt warns of toxic shellfish
Govt warns of toxic shellfish
West-coast shellfish, including mussels, oysters and perlemoen, should not be collected and eaten because they are toxic, the Department of...
Crocodile shoes? Let's see your permit
Crocodile shoes? Let's see your permit
If you wear crocodile shoes, have an elephant leather wallet, or possess an ivory chess set, you will have to have a permit to own them from...
Govt declares Highveld regions air-pollution hot spots
Govt declares Highveld regions air-pollution hot spots
The Highveld regions of eastern Gauteng and western Mpumalanga, including towns such as Witbank, Standerton, Boksburg and Benoni, among others,...

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