Air Quality Act, 2004

South Africa Current 2004

South Africa’s Air Quality Act of 2004 introduced a shift from source-based air pollution control to a receiving environment and air quality management approach. It requires the setting of air quality targets, complemented by air quality management plans, pollution prevention plans, access to information (including atmospheric impact reports), and public consultation.

Scope

Environmental

Industry sectors covered by the instrument

All/none specified

Organizations covered by the instrument

All organizations

Issuer type

Environment

Type of instrument

Legislation

Mandatory or voluntary

Voluntary

The geographical scope

National/federal

Project Partners