Pollution Prevention Plans Promulgated

On 21 July 2017, the Minister of Environmental Affairs declared a number of greenhouse gases (GHGs) priority air pollutants and promulgated the National Pollution Prevention Plans regulations. The regulations impose the obligation to compile and implement pollution prevention plan for production processes set out in its Annexure A. The regulations apply to any of the specified processes involving direct GHG emissions in excess of 0.1 Megaton carbon dioxide equivalents (CO2e) per annum.

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8 July 2017