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State to foot environmental bill for abandoned mines

The department of mineral resources has been left with a R30-billion rehabilitation bill to clean up the damage left by failed mining firms.

Hope springs (not) eternal in spat over toxic sludge

Fears that a facility to treat acid mine drainage could contaminate plants, animals and people

Pipelines pass their best-by date

Water channels blighted by acid mine drainage and age place Gauteng’s biodiversity at risk

Relief at delay of carbon tax in 2014 budget

South African industries breathed a sigh of relief as treasury decided to delay the implementation of the proposed carbon tax to 2016.

Acid mine drainage has Jo’burg quaking

A rise in seismic activity in Johannesburg has experts and insurers worried.

Molewa: SA won’t run out of water

Despite concerns about SA's future water supply, Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa insists everyone will have enough.
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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

The SPCA has laid charges against a private mine and farm after thousands of fish and birds died in a dam near Middelburg.

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