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Green Scorpions publish compliance and enforcement results for 2013/14

9 October 2014 at 11:15 am

NECER 2013-14On 8 October 2014, the Department of Environmental Affairs published the latest National Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Report 2013/14 for the period 1 April 2013 to 31 March 2014. Have a look at the DEA’s media release yesterday, summarising key findings of the report.

The Centre for Environmental Rights is studying the 81-page report and will publish a summary and review of the report shortly.

For background, you can read our November 2013 comments on the previous 2012/13 National Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Report: Capacity investments starting to pay off, but undermined by poor communication and statutory loopholes.

Journalists may also wish to note the many industrial facilities mentioned in the report, including the following (in alphabetical order):

  • ArcelorMittal Newcastle, KZN
  • ArcelorMittal Vereeniging, Gauteng
  • ASA Metals, Limpopo
  • Assmang Cato Ridge, KZN
  • Assmang Machadodorp, Mpumalanga
  • BHP Billiton Metalloys Meyerton, Gauteng
  • Blue Platinum Ventures Pty Ltd: Clay mine, Limpopo
  • Calsiment, Mpumalanga
  • Cape Gate, Vanderbijl and Cullinan, Gauteng
  • Eskom Camden Power Station, Ermelo, Mpumalanga
  • Eskom Grootvlei, Mpumalanga
  • Eskom Ingula Power Station, Free State
  • Eskom Lethabo Power Station, Free State
  • Eskom Matimba Power Station, Limpopo
  • Evraz Highveld Steel, Witbank, Mpumalanga
  • Exxaro Base Metals: Zincor, Gauteng
  • Foskor Richards Bay, KZN
  • Goswell Aluminium, KZN
  • Hernic Ferrochrome, Northwest
  • Mogale Alloys, Gauteng
  • Nkomati Anthracite Pty Ltd: Madadeni Mine, Mpumalanga
  • Samancor Ferrometals, Mpumalanga
  • Samancor Tubatse Ferrochrome, Limpopo
  • Sappi Ngodwana, Mpumalanga
  • Sasol Secunda, Mpumalanga
  • Silicon Smelters, Polokwane, Limpopo
  • Transalloys Pty Ltd, Mpumalanga
  • Vanchem Vanadium Calcine Disposal Facility, Witbank, Mpumalanga
  • Xstrata Wonderkop, Northwest