ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES - Court Case regarding proposed amendments to the Alien & Invasive Lists & Regulations

Environmental issue/project: Court Case regarding proposed amendments to the Alien & Invasive Lists & Regulations
Date: 12 September 218

Name of person reporting: Peter Arderne
Email address: mwardern@mweb.co.za
Phone: 083 4577478

Description of issue:

FOSAF have served papers to interdict DEA Minister Edna Molewa's latest proposed amendments to Alien & Invasive lists & regulations to court. Read more at http://www.fosaf.org.za/read-Current-269.php

 

Review of Issue
Date:
25th April 2020
Heads of argument have been submitted by FOSAF's legal team. See https://www.fosaf.org.za/documents/HEADS-2020-01-30-15.16.41.pdf. FOSAF now awaits the response from the DEFF (previously DE)

Current Issues:

  1. Prospecting for diamonds on the border of the Greater Lakenvlei Protected Environment -Dullstroom
  2. Court Case regarding proposed amendments to the Alien & Invasive Lists & Regulations
  3. Massive pollution of the Vaal River Barrage and downstream
  4. Trout translocation project in the Western Cape by FOSAF and the CPS.
  5. Clanwilliam sandfish in trouble
  6. Fish lose sense of smell in polluted waters
  7. New fish disease (EUS) widespread in Southern Africa
  8. Proposed amendment to Coastal Management Act
  9. Update on the NEM:BA AIS Regulations
  10. William Bower open cast coal mine - near Dullstroom