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National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998)

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Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations, 2014

Appendices

Appendix 4

 

1.        Content of environmental management programme (EMPr)

 

(1)        An EMPr must comply with section 24N of the Act and include─

(a)        details of—

(i) the EAP who prepared the EMPr; and
(ii) the expertise of that EAP to prepare an EMPr, including a curriculum vitae;
(b) a detailed description of the aspects of the activity that are covered by the EMPr as identified by the project description;
(c) a map at an appropriate scale which superimposes the proposed activity, its associated structures, and infrastructure on the environmental sensitivities of the preferred site, indicating any areas that should be avoided, including buffers;
(d) a description of the impact management outcomes, including management statements, identifying the impacts and risks that need to be avoided, managed and mitigated as identified through the environmental impact assessment process for all phases of the development including—
(i) planning and design;
(ii) pre-construction activities;
(iii) construction activities;
(iv) rehabilitation of the environment after construction and where applicable post closure; and
(v) where relevant, operation activities;
(e) [Paragraph 1.(1)(e) deleted by Notice No. 326 of 2017]
(f) a description of proposed impact management actions, identifying the manner in which the impact management outcomes contemplated in paragraph (d) will be achieved, and must, where applicable, include actions to —
(i) avoid, modify, remedy, control or stop any action, activity or process which causes pollution or environmental degradation;
(ii) comply with any prescribed environmental management standards or practices;
(iii) comply with any applicable provisions of the Act regarding closure, where applicable; and
(iv) comply with any provisions of the Act regarding financial provision for rehabilitation, where applicable;
(g) the method of monitoring the implementation of the impact management actions contemplated in paragraph (f);
(h) the frequency of monitoring the implementation of the impact management actions contemplated in paragraph (f);
(i) an indication of the persons who will be responsible for the implementation of the impact management actions;
(j) the time periods within which the impact management actions contemplated in paragraph (f) must be implemented;
(k) the mechanism for monitoring compliance with the impact management actions contemplated in paragraph (f);
(l) a program for reporting on compliance, taking into account the requirements as prescribed by the Regulations;
(m) an environmental awareness plan describing the manner in which—
(i) the applicant intends to inform his or her employees of any environmental risk which may result from their work; and
(ii) risks must be dealt with in order to avoid pollution or the degradation of the environment; and

(n)        any specific information that may be required by the competent authority.

 

(2) Where a government notice gazetted by the Minister provides for a generic EMPr, such generic EMPr as indicated in such notice will apply.

 

[Appendix 4 substituted by Notice No. 326 of 2017]