Parliament calls for comment on the effectiveness of environmental assessment in South Africa

Do you think Environmental Assessment in South Africa is effective or do you think it is just producing a mountain of paper to comply with regulations? We struggle with the irony of some of most comprehensive environmental regulations in the world (and most expensive to comply with), but an environment that nevertheless rapidly degrading.

Parliament is calling for your comment on this issue (see link below). How could it be improved? If you have a an opinion, please email it to Ms Tyhileka Madubela ( by the 12th April 2013