Issues that come out of December’s assignment

I received December’s assignment first so I have used his assignment as an example of how to identify issues and then see if he had evidence for these issues. Remember you are recording issues from all of your assignments..

Issues that come out of December’s assignment.
What is the issue? Do we have evidence of this issue? If so what is it?
1. Water quality is dangerously bad in the Sabie and the Sand Yes, IUCMA minutes although we don’t know when these minutes were taken.
2. Sewage from shopping complex flows into the wetlands Yes, December observed this. We need to make a note of when he observed this.
3. The water in the rivers that flow through Bushbuckridge are very low in the non-rainy season due to the plantations at Mariepskop No, December writes about this in his assignment but he doesn’t say where this information comes from.
4. Plantations cause soil erosion in the area. No, December writes about this in his assignment but he doesn’t say where this information comes from.
5. The river is polluted by the chemicals and oil from the machines used at the plantation plant. No, December writes about this in his assignment but he doesn’t say where this information comes from.
6. The municipality lacks capacity No, December writes about this in his assignment but he doesn’t say where this information comes from or how the municipality lacks capacity.
7. There is corruption in national government departments. No, December writes about this in his assignment but he doesn’t say where this information comes from.
8. Global issue of chemicals No, December writes about this in his assignment but he doesn’t say where this information comes from.
9. Ignorance of different knowledge systems and traditional government systems. No, December writes about this in his assignment but he doesn’t say where this information comes from.
10. Governments implementation is weak. No, December writes about this in his assignment but he doesn’t say where this information comes from.
11. Potable water is not safe for the local hospital. Yes, interview with Mr Meider, Mapulaneng Hospital on the 14th January 2015
12. Problem of the dumping of disposable nappies Yes, interview with Mrs Nomsa Khubayi from the IUCMA, 18th December 2014