News and Speeches for Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning

Greenest Municipality Competition Winners 2014

5 November 2014

The winners of the 2014 Greenest Municipality Competition have been announced. This year the greenest local municipality in the Western Cape is Mossel Bay Municipality while Eden District Municipality won the award for district municipalities. Read More

Poaching sentence welcomed

10 September 2014

Poachers stripping South Africa’s natural assets for profit must be severely dealt with. Read More

Final call for comments on the delineation of coastal management or set-back lin

12 June 2014

The Western Cape Government Environmental Affairs and Development Planning’s West Coastal Management or Set-Back Lines project is now in its final phase and the public will be given a last chance to provide comment, in addition to several rounds of... Read More

National Environment Month 2014

4 June 2014

The month of June is National Environment Month. What will you be doing to protect the well-being of our environment? Read More

Minister Bredell's Statement on Land Use Planning Ordinance Judgment

7 April 2014

Minister Anton Bredell welcomes the ruling handed down in the Constitutional Court, declaring section 44 of the Land Use Planning Ordinance unconstitutional. Read More

Media Alert: Provincial Community Development Workers Engagement 11 – 13 March

10 March 2014

Minister for Local Government, Anton Bredell and Top Management to meet with Community Development Workers (CDW’s). Read More

The Power System is Currently Severely Constrained

6 March 2014

Minister Anton Bredell urges customers to use electricity sparingly to reduce demand, as the power system is currently under severe strain. Read More

Statement by Minister Anton Bredell on Using Electricity Sparingly

20 February 2014

Minister Anton Bredell urges customers to use electricity sparingly to reduce demand, as the power system is currently severely constrained. Read More