/ 22 February 2024

Spraying toxic herbicide on Vaal River to rid it of water lettuce ‘is criminal’

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In early February, AfriForum, together with several other organisations, businesses and community members, removed more than 1 623 tonnes of water lettuce from the Vaal River. Photo: AfriForum
Water specialists have said the use of glyphosate is in contravention of the National Water Act and is a risk for humans and toxic for aquatic life

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