Summary experience

Key experience includes:

• Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) processes for freeway extension; port authority facilities; Scoping process for a road dualling, regional waste site, an intersection upgrading, a pedestrian bridge, housing development, two botanical garden tearooms, three gravel borrow pits and a road realignment. Basic Assessment applications for road dualling and intersection upgrades and a Solar PV project. Pre-feasibility for multiple renewable energy projects.

• Integrated Environmental Management: land use planning and opportunities and constraints study and environmental monitoring on sensitive environment road upgrade and another intersection upgrade.

• Heritage Notification of Intent to Develop (NID) for pedestrian bridge and a road dualling.

• Waste Management: waste characterisation, recycling and composting feasibility investigation; solid sulphur processing and disposal for Oil Refinery; sewage sludge disposal investigation.

• Civil Engineering site supervision for the river widening and for waste water treatment works upgrading; investigation of underground services for road dualling.

• Member of Planning Advisory Board advising provincial government on Town Planning applications.

• Research & documentation: research reports, technical papers, articles and submissions.

Recent Posts

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 (tmadubela@parliament.gov.za) by the 12th April 2013

http://www.pmg.org.za/programmes/hearings

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