NOTICE OF INTENTION TO TAKE A DECISION ON THE APPLICATION FOR THE EXCLUSION OF A WASTE STREAM OR A PORTION OF SUCH A WASTE STREAM FOR BENEFICIAL USE FROM THE DEFINITION OF WASTE
Title: National Environmental Management: Waste Act (59/2008): Notice of intention to take a decision on the application for the exclusion of a waste stream or a portion of such a waste stream for beneficial use from the Definition of Waste
Government Gazette Notice: GN 535 in GG 42376 of 3 April 2019
Commencing date: Not yet effective
The Minister of Environmental Affairs gave notice of intention under regulation 6(3) of the Waste Exclusion Regulations, 2018, read with sections 72 and 73 of the National Environmental Management: Waste Act, 59 of 2008 (“NEMWA”) to take a decision on the applications for the exclusion of a waste stream or a portion of such a waste stream for beneficial use, for waste slag from ferrochrome metallurgy; ash from combustion plants; gypsum from pulp; paper and cardboard production and processing; as well as biomass from pulp, paper and cardboard production and processing, in the Schedule to the notice. For a copy of the notice click here
Members of the public are invited to submit to the Minister, within 30 days of publication of this notice the Gazette (2 May 2019).
Once the above-mentioned applications are approved, the waste streams will cease to be waste in terms of the NEMWA and its regulations. Such waste streams will have to be managed in terms of the risk management plans developed as part of the applications for exclusion of the waste streams.
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