The DEA Green Scorpions reported 1261 criminal cases, 293 prosecutions, and 52 convictions, among its 2016 environmental inspection statistics.
This SA environment laws update of October 2016 includes aquaculture; assessment of mining environmental enforcement; conservation; and Waste Plans.
SA’s Green Scorpions chief inspector, Frances Craigie, also serves on the Interpol environmental board. She encourages public information.
The National Cleaner Production Centre of South Africa (NCPC-SA) has the best training programme in the state sector.
The SA Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) calls for comment on environmental assessor registration from EAPs and the public before 12 January 2015.
State agency Redisa asnwers tyre collection, recycling and tyre disposal costs queries from Sheqafrica.com, on their options and costs.
Waste and rehab fines under the SA National Environmental Management (NEM) Act, Section 34, Schedule 3, could compound Water Act or Waste Act penalties.
Southern African waste collectors, handlers, recyclers, treatment and disposal services may have to undergo accreditation and certification from 2013.
I am often aksed for detail on mine closure legal obligations, role players, rights and responsibilities.