Government and tyre company to battle in court

Pretoria – The Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa and Environmental Affairs Director General Nosipho Ngcaba will oppose an application by the South African Tyre Recycling Process Company NPC (SATRP) and Bridgestone South Africa (Pty) Ltd, said the department on Tuesday. In a statement, it said the minister, the director general and the … Continue reading “Government and tyre company to battle in court”

Molewa awards bioprospecting permits

Komaggas – Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa today awarded seven bioprospecting permits to community organisations that work with natural plants to enable them to legally engage in bioprospecting activities. One of the permits was awarded to Rapitrade 670 (Pty) Ltd for the extraction and purification of chemical compounds from the shrublet, Galenia Africana, … Continue reading “Molewa awards bioprospecting permits”