October 2015

Title: Amendments to Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations, 2014 and Listing Notices 1, 2 and 3 Of 2014 Government Notice: GN 1030 in Government Gazette 39343 of 30 October 2015 Date of commencement: Not yet specified Potentially affected controls: Applications for environmental authorisation in terms of NEMA It is proposed

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Title: Draft Regulations relating to Access and Use of Government Waterworks and Surrounding State -Owned Land for Recreational Purposes in Terms of the National Water Act, 1998 Government Notice: GN R1046 in Government Gazette 39348 of 30 October 2015 Date of commencement: Not yet specified Potentially affected controls:

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Title: Draft regulations on Afforestation Genus Exchanges Government Notice: GN 1027 in Government Gazette 39324 of 23 October 2015 Date of commencement: Not yet specified Potentially affected controls: Water use license application (Section 21(e)) The use of land for afforestation which has been established for commercial purposes has been

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Title: Draft National Social Infrastructure Guideline Government Notice: GN 1008 in Government Gazette 39324 of 23 October 2015 Date of commencement: Not yet specified Potentially affected controls: Need to be taken into account in the application and decision-making process for environmental authorizations in respect of SI projects as

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Title: Environmental Impact Assessment Guideline for Renewable Energy Projects Government Notice: GN 989 in Government Gazette 39297 of 16 October 2015 Date of commencement: 16 October 2015 Potentially affected controls: Any report, plan or document submitted as part of an application must take into account any applicable guidelines

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Title: Declaration of the exploration and/or production of onshore naturally occurring hydrocarbons that require stimulation, including but not limited to hydraulic fracturing and/or underground gasification, to extract, and any activity incidental thereto that may impact detrimentally on the water resource as a controlled activity in

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Title: National Environmental Management Laws Amendment Bill, 2015 Government Notice: GN 986 in Government Gazette 39287 of 13 October 2015 Date of commencement: Not yet specified Potentially affected controls: Amend and clarify certain provisions and definitions under National Environmental Management Act 107 of 1998 and the following Specific

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Title: National Environmental Management Laws Amendment Bill, 2015 Government Notice: GN 1172 in Government Gazette 39440 of 13 October 2015 Date of commencement: 13 October 2015 Potentially affected controls: Amend and clarify certain provisions and definitions under National Environmental Management Act 107 of 1998 and the Specific Environmental

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Title: Biodiversity Economy Strategy for the Department of Environmental Affairs Government Notice: GN 965 in Government Gazette 39268 of 9 October 2015 Date of commencement: Not yet specified Potentially affected controls: Applications for environmental authorisation in terms of NEMA The biodiversity economy of South Africa encompasses the businesses and

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