acid mine drainage

 
State to foot environmental bill for abandoned mines
State to foot environmental bill for abandoned mines
Six thousand of the more than 7 500 mines in South Africa are abandoned and the government must spend R30-billion to fix the environmental...
Hope springs (not) eternal in spat over toxic sludge
Hope springs (not) eternal in spat over toxic sludge
The government is forging ahead with a R1-billion project for the treatment of acid mine drainage in Ekurhuleni – despite a fierce backlash by...
Pipelines pass their best-by date
Pipelines pass their best-by date
A confidential report in the possession of amaBhungane has painted an alarming picture of the threat posed by acid mine drainage to critical water...
Relief at delay of carbon tax in 2014 budget
Relief at delay of carbon tax in 2014 budget
South African industries breathed a sigh of relief on Wednesday as treasury decided to delay the implementation of the proposed carbon tax to...
Acid mine drainage has Jo’burg quaking
Acid mine drainage has Jo’burg quaking
Is Johannesburg sitting on a seismic time bomb? In the past month, two earth tremors measuring four on the Richter scale in northern South Africa...
Acid mine drainage has Jo’burg quaking
Acid mine drainage has Jo’burg quaking
Is Johannesburg sitting on a seismic time bomb? In the past month, two earth tremors measuring four on the Richter scale in northern South Africa...
Molewa: SA won't run out of water
Molewa: SA won't run out of water
The final version of the second national water resource strategy, launched publicly on Wednesday, aimed to show how the department of water...
[Video]Tudor Shaft: As dangerous as Chernobyl?
[Video]Tudor Shaft: As dangerous as Chernobyl?
Surrounded by mine dumps, Tudor Shaft informal settlement has radiation levels comparable to that of Chernobyl. The health risks are unknown.
Animal rights group takes on Mpumalanga mine
Animal rights group takes on Mpumalanga mine
The organisation was forced to slaughter fish and birds affected by water from Optimum Coal's mine, Middelburg SPCA manager Petro...
Alarm over plan to pump acid mine drainage into the Vaal
Alarm over plan to pump acid mine drainage into the Vaal
"The acid mine drainage crisis in Gauteng has been mishandled from the start, characterised by inexcusable delay and policy zig-zags," he...
Pleas to regulate toxic waste heard in Parliament
Pleas to regulate toxic waste heard in Parliament
"My plea is someone must regulate it," Federation for a Sustainable Environment CEO Mariette Liefferink told members of Parliament's environmental...

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