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 closure and post-closure of reconnaissance, prospecting, exploration and mining operations for low-risk commodities as identified in the proposed amendments to the Financial Provisioning Regulations, 2015 published under Government Notice No. 2272 in Government Gazette No. 47112 on 11 July 2022, with the addition of prospecting operations which include the removal and disposal of minerals and mining rights.

Members of the public are invited to submit written comments or inputs, to this notice by 26 April 2024