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Five Estuarine Management Plans for KZN estuaries.

Five Estuarine Management Plans for KZN estuaries have been gazetted for comment. Please see link below for draft EMPs for these estuaries, instructions and comments table, deadline and gazetting notice. Members of the public are invited to submit written comments or inputs, to this notice by 6th May 2024 KwaZulu-Natal EMPs

The KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Coastal Management Programme (2023-2028).

The KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Coastal Management Programme (2023-2028) has been gazetted for comment. Please see link below for the draft CMP, instructions and comments table. Members of the public are invited to submit written comments or inputs, to this notice by 6th May 2024 Provincial CMP (2023 -2028): Draft available for comment

National Environmental Management Act: Methodology for Determining Financial Provision required to be set aside for Reconnaissance, Prospecting, Exploration and Mining of Low-Risk Commodities

The Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, has publish for public comment, (Government Gazette number No 4567 dated 27 March 2024), consult on the documents which represent the methodology for determining the financial provision, required to be set aside for the rehabilitation and management of environmental impacts associated with final

National Environmental Management Act: Adoption of Solar Exclusion Norm and Exclusion of Development and Expansion of Solar Photovoltaic Facilities from requirement to obtain Environmental Authorisation

The Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, has publish for implementation, (Government Gazette number No 4558 dated 27 March 2024), the Norm for the Exclusion of the Development and Expansion of Solar Photovoltaic Facilities in Areas of Low or Medium Environmental Sensitivity in terms of section 24(10) of the National

National Environmental Management Act: Adoption of Battery Storage Exclusion Norm and exclusion of Identified Activities Associated with Development and Expansion of Battery Storage Facilities from requirement to obtain Environmental Authorisation

The Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, has publish for implementation, (Government Gazette number No 4557 dated 27 March 2024), the Norm for the Exclusion of Identified Activities Associated with the Development and Expansion of Battery Storage Facilities in Areas of Low or Medium Environmental Sensitivity in terms of section

National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act: Intention to declare Erf 5159, Erf 3023 and Erf 3009, Bettys Bay as extension to Harold Porter National Botanical Garden

The Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment has published for comment, (Government Gazette number No 4484 dated 8 March 2024), in terms of Section 33{2}(b) of the National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act No. 10 of 2004), give notice of the intention to declare Erf 5159, Erf 3023