Ms Edna Molewa

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Edna Molewa

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Committee Meetings Attended

  • Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Captive lion breeding for hunting in South Africa colloquium Day 1, with Minister present
    21 Aug 2018

    The Portfolio Committee on Environmental Affairs hosted a two-day colloquium on captive lion breeding under the title: Captive Lion Breeding for Hunting In South Africa: Harming Or Promoting The Conservation Image Of The Country. Day One of the Colloquium was divided into four parts. In part one, the Chairperson of ...

  • Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Environmental Affairs Quarter 3 & 4 performance; Waste tyres diversion from landfill sites
    22 May 2018

    The Committee received a briefing from the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) on its third and fourth quarter performance and expenditure report for the 2017/2018 financial year, as well as a briefing on the targets for the diversion of waste tyres from landfill sites, from the inception of the Recycling ...

  • Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Department of Environmental Affairs Annual Report, National Treasury & AGSA input; DEA 2018/19 Annual Performance Plan; with Minister
    27 Mar 2018

    The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) told the Committee it intended to contribute to the priorities outlined in the State of the Nation Address (SONA), such as job creation, with a special focus on young people, education, socio-economic transformation involving small businesses, cooperatives and township enterprises, and good governance. It ...

  • Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Biodiversity Colloquium; with Minister
    27 Feb 2018

    The Chairperson said the rationale for this colloquium was to home in on the value of a segment of South Africa’s wildlife economy. The theme was structured to address both consumptive and non-consumptive uses of wildlife against the background of existing government policy and legislative frameworks.

    The Department of Environmental ...

  • NCOP Petitions and Executive Undertakings Minister of Environmental Affairs & Minister of Mineral Resources Progress Reports
    21 Feb 2018

    The Select Committee met to consider progress reports on Executive Undertakings made by the Minister of Environmental Affairs and the Minister of Mineral Resources in October 2015.

    The Minister of Environmental Affairs responded questions raised by the Committee regarding the executive undertakings made on 27 October 2015. The Minister indicated ...

  • Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Marine Spatial Planning Bill: deliberations, with Minister
    31 Oct 2017

    The Committee met to be briefed by the Office of the State Law Adviser regarding issues raised during the public hearings of the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) on the Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) Bill, followed by a clause by clause deliberation of the Bill’s contents.

    The Committee had requested ...

  • Environment, Forestry and Fisheries REDISA liquidation; Waste Tyre Plan; Waste Bureau: briefing with Minister
    12 Oct 2017

    The Minister of Environmental Affairs indicated that the Recycling and Economic Development Initiative of South Africa (REDISA) liquidation was currently in court.

    DEA had applied for liquidation of REDISA based on the dissatisfaction with REDISA in terms of transparency, inadequate reporting on the plans, as well as suspicion around failure ...

  • Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Minister on granting permission to mine in Mabola Protected Environment; SANParks, SAWS, Isimangaliso Wetland Park Authority, SANBI Quarter 1 & 4 performance
    12 Sep 2017

    The purpose of the meeting was to seek an explanation from the Minister on the comments expressed in a press release following the granting of permission to Atha-Africa ventures to mine in the Mabola Protected Environment (MPE). The Committee was also briefed by the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) and ...

  • Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Nationally Determined Contribution & Air Quality, with Minister
    13 Jun 2017

    The Department of Environment Affairs (DEA) briefed the Portfolio Committee on Environmental Affairs on South Africa’s Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and air quality. The Minister had communicated that the report on Minimum Emission Standards (MES) for Vaal Priority Areas was outstanding and the presentation will be postponed.

    Ms Edna Molewa, ...

  • Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Thabametsi power station authorisation without climate change impact assessment; SAWS Quarter 3 performance, with Minister
    16 May 2017

    The Committee held a tense meeting with the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) on the matter of perceived authorisation of the proposed Thabametsi coal-fired power station without a climate change impact assessment which resulted in a court case between Earthlife Africa Johannesburg (ELA), an organisation founded in 1988 to mobilise ...