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 JEP  Vol.7 No.7 , June 2016
Integration of a Dolomite Risk Management Programme in Local Governance in South Africa: Tlokwe City Council
Abstract:

Development on dolomite poses a risk to people and their assets living on it. Although development in the Tlokwe City Council (TCC) broadly took cognisance of the presence of dolomite, some parts of the township had been developed on dolomite. Therefore, since the Council is accountable for safe development within its jurisdiction, a Dolomite Risk Management Programme (DRMPr) should be put in place according to prevailing legislation, standards and guidelines. For long-term mitigation measures to be implemented successfully, the DRMPr should be integrated and aligned within the existing structure and processes of the Council. This exercise is described, with some challenges identified and recommendations made, for consideration in the same or similar programmes in future.

Cite this paper: Potgieter, A. , Pretorius, S. and Van Der Walt, I. (2016) Integration of a Dolomite Risk Management Programme in Local Governance in South Africa: Tlokwe City Council. Journal of Environmental Protection, 7, 1041-1049. doi: 10.4236/jep.2016.77092.
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