CONSULTATION ON INTENTION TO PUBLISH THE NATIONAL GUIDELINE FOR CONSIDERATION OF CLIMATE CHANGE IMPLICATIONS IN APPLICATIONS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL AUTHORISATIONS, ATMOSPHERIC EMISSION LICENSES AND WASTE MANAGEMENT LICENSES

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CONSULTATION ON INTENTION TO PUBLISH THE NATIONAL GUIDELINE FOR CONSIDERATION OF CLIMATE CHANGE IMPLICATIONS IN APPLICATIONS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL AUTHORISATIONS, ATMOSPHERIC EMISSION LICENSES AND WASTE MANAGEMENT LICENSES

Notice Title: National Environmental Management Act, 107 of 1998 (“NEMA”): Consultation on intention to publish the National Guideline for consideration of climate change implications in applications for environmental authorisations, atmospheric emission licenses and waste management licenses

Government Notice: GN 559 in GG 44761 on 25 June 2021

Commencing date: Comments to be submitted on or before 26 July 2021

The Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, published her intention to consult on her intention to publish under section 24J of the NEMA the National Guideline for consideration of climate change implications in applications for environmental authorisations, atmospheric emission licenses and waste management licenses.

The purpose of the proposed guideline is to give guidance on the consideration of climate change impacts in the EIA processes linked to EA, WML, and AEL applications.

Members of the public are invited to submit written comments and inputs on or before 26 July 2021. For a copy of the Government Notice click here.

For assistance or queries please contact Jan Nel at jan@shangoni.co.za

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