Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs Mrs Edna Molewa, MP, will host a media briefing to announce a decision regarding fracking in the Karoo as it pertains to water. She will also reveal details about the start of the process of the national water policy review.
The new policy positions were approved by cabinet for gazetting and they are intended to address gaps that may exist in the new legislative review process. The legislative review is a crucial element of the management of water in the country as it encompasses among others, the proposed merger of two key pieces of legislation.
Media are invited as follows:
Venue: GCIS offices Hatfield Pretoria with link to Imbizo Media Centre Cape Town
Date: Tuesday, 3 September 2013
Time: 12h30 to 13h30
Cell: 083 460 4482
Cell: 082 802 3432