14 August 2013
Alliance has called Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Tina
Joemat-Pettersson must break the silence over the looming ecological disaster
as a result of the recent oil spill along the Knysna coastline.
The Kiani Satu
ran aground almost a week ago and several tons of oil have already leaked from
the ship's hull.
DA Deputy MP of
Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Pieter van Dalen said the department does
not have any protection when it comes to ecological disastars because they are
locked up in pointless meetings.
Van Dalen added
that Minister Joemat-Pettersson must now break her silence and explain, how, in
absence of the environmental protection vessels, she will prevent an ecological
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