As Easter approaches, all over the world orders ramp up for chocolate bunnies and Easter eggs. But, have you ever thought about where chocolate comes from and its environmental impact?
18 Apr 2019
Private prosecutions for environmental crimes has always been a thorny issue in South African environmental law. In the recent case of Uzani Environmental Advocacy CC v BP Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd, the Gauteng Division of the High Court in Pretoria found BP Southern Africa (BP) guilty of contravening the provisions of the National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (NEMA), which require fuel retailers to obtain environmental authorisations prior to commencing with any construction of filling stations that trigger certain listed activities.
Athi Jara 17 Apr 2019