05 October 2018 - NW2649
Kopane, Ms SP to ask the Minister of Health
Whether his department participates in national air quality monitoring and governing processes, such as the air quality management plans of priority areas; if not, (a) why not and (b) have any plans been put in place for future participation; if so, what are the relevant details?
Yes, the Department participates in national air monitoring and governing processes including attending activities relating to air quality management plans of priority areas. Environmental Health Practitioners at District and/or Metropolitan Municipalities have appointed Air Quality Officers who are health officers implementing air quality-related activities.