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Minister Edna Molewa gazettes intention to adopt the Vredfort Dome World Heritage Site (VDWHS) Environmental Management Framework (EMF) and welcomes public comments

28 May 2014


In line with the provisions of the National Environmental Management Act, Act 107 of 1998 (NEMA), the Minister of Environmental Affairs, Hon Edna Molewa gazettes the intention to adopt the Vredefort Dome World Heritage Site Environmental Management Framework (VDWHS EMF) in Government Gazette, No. 37653 on 23 May 2014.

To access the gazette, please click on the link below:

>> National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No.107 of  1998) Final Draft Environmental Management Framework for the Vredefort Dome World Heritage Site.

Members of the public are invited to submit to the Minister, within 30 days after publication of the notice in the Gazette, written representations or comments to the following addresses:

By post to:       

The Director- General
Department of Environmental Affairs
Attention: Mr Bradley Nethononda
Private Bag X447

By hand at:

Second floor (Reception), Fedsure forum building, Corner Pretorius and Lillian Ngoyi streets, Pretoria, 001. By fax to: 012 310 3688, or email to

 Any enquires in connection with the notice can be directed to Mr Brdaley Nethononda at 012 310 1857. Comments received after the closing date may not be considered.

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Albi Modise
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