Mark Olalde

Big increase in mine water pollution

New data reveals a radical increase in the number of mines flouting water regulations

Mines left to pollute the soil

Both the industry and officials are responsible for continuing damage to the environment and for huge, unnecessary carbon dioxide emissions.

Gold rush’s toxic legacy lingers

It could cost R30-billion or more to clean up the thousands of abandoned mines in SA that are affecting the environment and locals' health.

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