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FSE's Report for November 2018

Written by Wednesday, 12 December 2018 18:34

FSE's monthly report for November 2018 is attached for download.

FSE Monthly Report - October 2018

Written by Tuesday, 20 November 2018 10:07

FSE's Monthly Report for October 2018 is attached for download.

The Federation for a Sustainable Environment has noted allegations made by Atha Africa Ventures’ CEO Praveer Tripathi, on his Twitter account.

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Wednesday, 22 November 2017 17:50



SAVE the VAAL is hosting a public meeting to discuss
pollution issues in the Vaal River.
The meeting will be chaired by the Hon. Justice Lötter Wepener

Date & Time
Saturday 25 November 2017 at 11:00

124 Kaalplaats Windsor Road
Parking at 122 Kaalplaats Windsor Road

Malcolm Plant (Chairman: SAVE the VAAL)

Mariette Liefferink – CEO: Federation for a Sustainable Environment

Prof Johann Tempelhoff – Professor – North West `University
Water historian working in trans-disciplinary contexts

Jeremy Ridl – Environmental Law Specialist

RSVP if you are attending
Text or phone Megan
082-9072244 or 082-5705058



Registration Number - 011015200004

Committee members: Malcolm Plant - 0825662101 (Chairperson); Maureen Stewart (Vice-chairperson) – 0825705058; Thomas du Toit - 082 419 6526; Samson Mokoena – 084 291 8510; Johan Smit- 0832044674; Irene Main - 078 521 1676; Mike Gaade – 0825686826; Belinda Daymond- 0828078888.

Patron: The Hon. Justice W.L. Wepener





The report may be opened as a PDF document.


Winning Collaboration?

Wednesday, 15 November 2017 09:35

Govt, NGOs and industry joining forces to fend off acid mine water threat


FSE plants indigenous trees

Written by Tuesday, 14 November 2017 10:06

Sand Dump 20 within the Randfontein residential area was allegedly the largest man made sand dump in the world. Sand Dump 20 was a significant source of dust fallout and water pollution. 

Award for FSE's CEO Featured

Written by Tuesday, 15 August 2017 13:15

The "Sustainability Leadership Award" will be conferred by World Sustainability* on Mariette Liefferink, the CEO of the Federation for a Sustainable Environment on the 11th October 2017 in Dubai.

Yesterday, a coalition of eight civil society and community organisations launched proceedings in the Pretoria High Court against Indian owned mining company Atha-Africa Ventures Pty Ltd. The coalition is asking the High Court to stop the mining company from commencing with any mining or related activities inside the Mabola Protected Environment outside Wakkerstroom in Mpumalanga without a confirmed environmental authorisation and local planning approval.

Tour the West Rand Goldfields

Written by Thursday, 30 March 2017 21:56

As early as 1987, the US Environmental Protection Agency recognised that “.....problems related to mining waste may be rated as second only to global warming and stratospheric ozone depletion in terms of ecological risk. The release to the environment of mining waste can result in profound, generally irreversible destruction of ecosystems.”