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Centre for Environmental Rights - Advancing Environmental Rights in South Africa

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Our Programmes:

Pollution & Climate Change

Submissions on Draft Legislation, Policies, Guidelines and Strategies

Submissions on the South African Weather Services Amendment Bill, 2011

Submissions on the Air Quality Offsets Guideline

Nkangala District Municipality Air Pollution Quality Management

National Planning Commission Economy Series: Energy Discussion Paper

Dust Control Regulations

National Atmospheric emission Reporting Regulations

Draft Declaration of Greenhouse Gases as Priority Pollutants and Draft Pollution Prevention Plan Regulations

Draft National Greenhouse Gas Reporting Regulations

Climate Change Mitigation Policy and Measures (PAMs)

Carbon Tax

Draft section 22A Administrative Fine Regulations in terms of the National Environmental Management Air Quality Act 2004

Draft Strategy to Address Air Pollution in Dense Low-Income Settlements

Draft Integrated Resource Plan and draft Integrated Energy Plan

The National Framework for Air Quality Management

Draft List of Activities in terms of Section 21 of the National Environmental Management Air Quality Act 2004

Draft Waste Stream Regulations

Submissions on Draft Climate Change Bill

Section 24 of 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.

Report a Violation

National Environmental Crimes & Incidents Hotline (24 hours): 0800 205 005

In addition, there are a number of national and provincial hotlines that may be useful.

Contact us

  • Address:Cape Town: Second Floor, Springtime Studios, 1 Scott Road, Observatory, 7925, Cape Town - View map
  • Address:Johannesburg: Ninth Floor, Southpoint Corner, 87 De Korte Street, Braamfontein, 2001, Johannesburg - View map