This Environmental Control Officer (ECO) summary report provides feedback on Saldanha Bay Aquaculture Development Zone (ADZ) compliance with the Environmental Authorisation (EA) and approved Environmental Management Programme (EMPr). This summary report is distributed to operators, members of the Consultative Forum (CF), members of the ADZ Management Committee (AMC) and the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (DFFE): Compliance Monitoring Directorate. The two primary purposes of this report include:
• Ensuring stakeholders are updated on ADZ activities; and,
• Highlighting areas for improvement in ADZ activities to allow for adaptive management.
This document is intended to highlight significant issues only and summarised monthly audits of the ADZ and individual farms. The summaries are drawn from the monthly ECO compliance and site inspection reports which are issued to the AMC and individual farms. The monthly ECO compliance and site inspection reports are retained by DFFE, Environmental Control Officer (ECO) and AMC for reference as they contain proprietary information.Summary report September 2022_3c_final