National Association for Clean Air (NACA) Conference from 1st - 3rd October in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga

30 September 2008

The National Association for Clean Air (NACA) conference will be held from the 1st - 3rd October where the Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, Ms Rejoice Mabudafhasi, will deliver a keynote address.

The NACA conference follows the 3rd Annual Air Quality Governance Lekgotla held from the 29th - 30th September at Emnotweni in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga which aimed to ensure active participation of all stakeholders as per the National Environment Management: Air Quality Act.

In addition the Air Quality Planning Manual which provides guidance on how to compile an Air Quality Management Plan will be launched at the conference by the Deputy Minister, Ms Rejoice Mabudafhasi. The manual maps out how various government departments, provinces and municipalities which are required to develop Air Quality Management Plans should coordinate and harmonize their activities in preparations of these plans.

For scheduling media interviews and to RSVP please contact the spokesperson of the Deputy Minister, Mr Moses Rannditsheni on 082 448 2450.