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  1. CHIEF DIRECTORATE ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY AND PROTECTION National Council of Provinces, Cape Town 15 April 2003 Joseph Matjila

  2. Function of the Chief Directorate “ To protect the environment from negative impacts by preventing and or limiting pollution and environmental degradation ” Pollution and Waste Management • Pollution/Waste Identification & Prioritization • Strategy Development and Implementation -Guidelines -Policies -Legislation • Enforcement

  3. Achievements for 2002 • Climate Change - SA acceded to the Kyoto Protocol - USAID climate change support to SA • Hazardous Waste- Health Care Waste Management Guidelines - Thor Chemicals - Asbestos • General Waste - Plastic bag regulations - MoA on plastic bag - Cleanest Town Competition • Air Quality - DBN South air pollution problem - Air Quality Bill - Versuvius

  4. PRIORITIES FOR 2003 • Climate Change - National Climate Change Strategy - CDM -Methyl Bromide Study - National Ozone Layer Protection Strategy • Waste Management- Waste Information System - Waste Management Bill - Plastic Bags MOA - Cleaner Production Strategy

  5. PRIORITIES FOR 2003 continued…. • Chemicals and Hazardous Waste - National Systems for the Management of Chemicals - Harmonization of classification and labelling of chemicals - Information System on Toxic Chemicals and Chemical Risks - Africa Stock Pile project - National Air Quality Bill • Air Quality - National Strategy for the Control of Vehicle Emission - Ambient Air Quality Standards - Identification of Priority Pollutants - Durban South Multi-Point Plan

  6. Cross-Cutters • Information System • Enforcement • BEE • SMME development • Clean Technologies

  7. Chief Directorate Structure and 2003/04 Budget • Climate Change and Ozone layer 7 062 000 • Air Quality 3 695 000 • Waste Management 5 574 000 • Hazardous Waste and Chemicals 5 472 000 • SAWS and SAWS its Regulator 79 880 000 • Environmental Resource Economics 906 000 • EQP 13 539 000 TOTAL 116 128 000

  8. BUDGET ALLOCATIONS 2003/2003 FINANCIAL YEAR

  9. THANK YOU