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PAIA Requests for Environmental Records

Request to the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy of the Ministerial Approval to NERSA to process licence applications for self-generation facilities above 1MW

1 February 2021

Requestee:
Department of Mineral Resources and Energy
Reference Number:
CER-2021-DMRE-0001
Status:
Submitted

The Centre For Environmental Rights has requested a copy of the following record:

The ministerial approval / letter whereby the Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy authorised NERSA to process licence applications for self-generation facilities above 1MW, even if the applications are not in compliance with the Integrated Resource Plan of 2019.

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Section 24of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996

Everyone has the right to an environment that is not harmful to their health or well-being; and to have the environment protected, for the benefit of present and future generations, through reasonable legislative and other measures that prevent pollution and ecological degradation; promote conservation; and secure ecologically sustainable development and use of natural resources while promoting justifiable economic and social development.

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