DEA EIA SECTOR SEMINARS | Working towards improved relations
February 12, 2019  

Supplied by IAIAsa Administrator from IAIAsa

DEA EIA SECTOR SEMINARS (September 2018 - March 2019)

The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) will be holding a series of interactive workshops around the country to which stakeholders, including EAPs, NGOs, Industry and Organs of State, are invited. The purpose is to improve working relations with DEA and to improve the implementation of the 2014 EIA Regulations and Listing Notices. The first workshop is scheduled for 20 September 2018 in Port Elizabeth and the last will take place some time in March 2019 in Pretoria. 

Details of these workshops may be found in DEA's invitation and the  "Interest to attend seminar" form.  The form should be completed and emailed directly to Mr. Franz Scheepers (
DEA, will at some of the workshops, be joined by the provincial environmental authority, the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS), and/or the Department of  Mineral Resources (DMR). EAPASA, the EAP registration authority will also be presenting on it registration process and requirements. 

IAIAsa written submission:

IAIAsa will be attending the workshops and proposes to submit a written list of queries to DEA prior to the events on behalf of its members. If you have a comment or question  for DEA, a particular provincial environmental authority, DWS, DMR and/or EAPASA you would like included in the IAIAsa submission, please complete the survey monkey survey by 12 September 2018 in order for us to make the first submission before the first workshop on 20 September 2018. If you have further questions between September 2018 and March 2019 we will leave the survey open and collect questions a week ahead of each workshop for submission until March next year.



City/Town Seminar Notes (provided after each seminar)

20 September 2018

Port Elizabeth

Eastern Cape Seminar Notes  

18 October 2018


Free State Seminar Notes 

Referencing of EIA Regulations 

31 October 2018

Rustenburg North West Seminar Notes 

14 November 2018

Hilton KZN Seminar Notes 

23 January 2019

Kimberley Kimberley Seminar Notes 

30 January 2019

George George Seminar Notes

31 January 2019

Cape Town  Cape Town Seminar Notes 

13 February 2019

Polokwane register via email

26 February 2018

Malelane  register via email

12 March 2019

Pretoria register via email


All queries may be directed to 

Franz Scheepers
Environmental Control Officer: 
LACE: Coordination of Implementation Initiatives  
Environment House
Cnr. Steve Biko and Soutpansberg Road, Pretoria

Cel: 082 332 3367
Tel: 012 399 9285