Waste Bureau service provider appointments; operational effectiveness
19 Feb 2019
Mr T Hadebe (DA) enquired about the three different numbers of micro-collectors successful listed on the presentation at 145, 147 and148. Why were there three different numbers relating to successful tenderers? Secondly, could the Committee get some clarity on the REDISA court case and the implications for the Waste Bureau? ...
Air Quality compliance & industry postponement applications; Kigali Amendment to Montreal Protocol on Substances depleting Ozone Layer
12 Feb 2019
Mr T Hadebe (DA) remarked it was important for the Committee to know the financial costs of the amendments for it to allow ratification, and the Committee also needed to know the legal requirements.
Kruger National Park & private reserves benefit sharing agreement: inquiry
5 Feb 2019
Mr T Hadebe (DA) asked SANParks to clarify if the agreement signed on 5 December 2018 was on the cooperative arrangement or the benefit sharing agreement in the Greater KNP area. If the signing event was on the cooperative arrangement the key components are governance, environmental management, socioeconomic benefits which ...
Green Peace Report on Air Pollution in Mpumalanga: DEA, Eskom & Sasol responses
21 Nov 2018
Mr T Hadebe (DA) asked the DEA to explain why it had revised the MES for old plants upward from 500mg/m3 to 1000mg/m3. He also asked the DEA to confirm if South Africa could honour the Paris agreement on the Peak Plateau and Decline of pollutants.
One Environmental System colloquium
20 Nov 2018
Mr T Hadebe (DA) agreed that the OES issue should have been discussed immediately at the beginning of the Parliamentary term. The Department was currently dealing with the NEMLA bill, and some of the comments as well as the proposals had a direct bearing on the bill. It was going ...
Department of Environmental Affairs, Isimangaliso Wetland Park Authority, SANBI Quarter 1 performance
30 Oct 2018
Mr T Hadebe (DA) queried whether the Department owned or hired aircraft. He requested reports on their maintenance, and added that it was unfortunate for the country to lose pilots due to faulty aircraft.
Rhino Horn demand management & CITIES preparations: DEA briefing
24 Oct 2018
Mr T Hadebe (DA) asked the Department what their take would be on the recommendations of the Scientific Authority. Secondly, what was their view on Resolution 10.10 to trade in elephant tusks, having seen a rise in elephant poaching in the recent years?
Working for Fire legal arrangements; Working for Programmes; BRRR; Committee Report on Captive Lion Breeding Colloquium
23 Oct 2018
Mr T Hadebe (DA) asked about the audited financial statements and how the combination of HAT and the WoF had taken place. Did this include other partners? He asked about the surplus income and if it went back to NT.
Coal IPP Programme & Paris Agreement; UNFCCC COP 23 Bonn; UNFCCC Climate Change Katowice
16 Oct 2018
Mr T Hadebe (DA) referred to the negotiations happening over the 1.5 degree report, and wondered what ramifications could be expected, given the US’s withdrawal from the PA.
DEA, ISimangaliso Wetland Park Authority & South African National Biodiversity Institute 2017/18 Annual Reports
11 Oct 2018
Mr T Hadebe (DA) asked what had led to the accounting policy SANBI was applying.