Comment and Objection: EIA Anglo Coal Emalahleni Mine Water Reclamation Scheme Expansion

Written by  Monday, 13 September 2010 18:10
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MDEDET Reference Number 17/2/2/1(E) Nk-

Two issues were raised by the FSE in the Scoping phase, neither of which has been meaningfully addressed in the EIA Report.

  • Who will pay the difference between the treatment cost and the cost of water?  (the polluters or the communities) and
  • For how long will the mining companies stay responsible for the treatment costs?

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