Nuclear News

Elise Tempelhoff

Elise Tempelhoff

Wednesday, 27 January 2016 12:28

Hare wys dalk uraangevaar

Die antwoord op uraanbesmetting in die Wonderfonteinspruit en Soweto lê moontlik opgesluit in mense se hare.

’n Direkteur van die Federasie vir ’n Volhoubare Omgewing (FVO) én ’n inwoner van Belfast het eergister afsonderlik klagte teen Exxaro se Glisa-steenkoolmyn buite die dorp by die polisie ingedien.

Wednesday, 26 March 2008 01:40

Steenkool-planne

Ermelo. – “Ons dorp het bloedsteenkool. Die steenkool waarop ons woon, gaan nog ons einde beteken.

“Pleks dat dit vir ons voorspoed bring, bring dit armoede, siekte en die dood,” het me. Amanda Mabilisa, United Christian Democratic Party (UCDP)-raadslid van dié dorp, verlede week gesê op ’n vergadering waar Xstrata Coal, die steenkoolreus, planne bekend gemaak het om vier steenkoolmyne in die Vaal-, Komati-, Usutu- en Olifantsrivier se opvanggebied te begin.

Sunday, 21 September 2008 11:35

Suur mynwater aan Rand veroorsaak

Die Suid-Afrikaanse regering sal binnekort geen ander keuse hê nie as om ’n “radikale, baie duur” aksieplan in werking te stel om die bedreiging wat suur mynwater aan die Witwatersrand vir die omgewing, mens en dier inhou, te probeer regstel.

Friday, 01 August 2008 22:58

Bloedspoor van die Mynbedryf

Duisende mense en diere wat binne etlike kilometer van die Tweelopiespruit aan die Wes-Rand woon, sit op 'n chemiese tydbom, sê kenners. Elise Tempelhoff volg die bloedspoor wat die mynbedryf oor 120 jaar hier gelos het.

Tuesday, 22 January 2008 13:46

Regstappe kan kom oor myn se megahoop

Raatskraal (Fochville). – Boere in dié “onbesoedelde” omgewing dreig met regstappe as Harmony Gold voortgaan met sy planne om ’n megamynhoop bo-op ’n mielieland, in ’n vlei en gedeeltelik op ’n rivier op hul voorstoep op te rig.

MINING

Palmietkuilen Coal Mining Project Rejected

The Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (GDARD) has refused to grant permission for the proposed Palmietkuilen Coal Mining Project.  The FSE with other interested and affected parties lodged an objection with the Department of Mineral Resources against the proposed open cast coal mine to be situated on the Palmietkuilen farm in Lesedi.

turn mine enviro hazards into jobs generator

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It’s all about the money

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SA NEWS

FSE’s Preliminary Comments on the Minister of Water and Sanitation’s decision to consolidate the 9 Catchment Management Agencies into one Catchment Management Agency.

  (Reg. No. 2007/003002/08) NPO NUMBER 062986-NPO PBO No. (TAX EXEMPT) 930 039 506 Postnet Suite 87 Private Bag X033 RIVONIA 2128   COMMENTS ON THE DEPARTMENT OF WATER AND SANITATION’S DECISION TO IMPLEMENT A SINGLE CATCHMENT MANAGEMENT AGENCY (CMA) TO PERFORM WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT FUNCTION IN THE NINE WATER MANAGEMENT AREAS.  The following comments are submitted on behalf of the Federation for a Sustainable Environment. The Federation for a Sustainable Environment (FSE) is a federation of community based civil society organisations committed to the realisation of the constitutional right to an environment that is not harmful to health or well-being, and to having the environment sustainably managed and protected for future generations. The FSE’s mission is specifically focussed on addressing the adverse impacts of mining and industrial activities on the lives and livelihoods of vulnerable and disadvantaged communities who live and work near South Africa’s mines and industries.  

POLLUTION OF VAAL RIVER ‘AT CRISIS POINT’

December 23 2017 POLLUTION OF VAAL RIVER ‘AT CRISIS POINT’ SHEREE BEGA “Extraordinary high levels of pollution” in the Vaal River are causing health risks, environmental degradation and water shortages.

The FSE on Al Jazeera English’s award-winning show, The Stream

The FSE will appear on Al Jazeera English’s award-winning show, The Stream Wednesday, December 20th from 9:30p – 10:00p SAST

WATER

Coalition defending Mpumalanga water source area

Last week, the coalition of eight civil society and community organisations that has been resisting the proposed coal mine inside a protected area and strategic water source area in Mpumalanga launched further proceedings in the Pretoria High Court.

Project to heal polluted river . System will·create stream·of jobs

THE POTENTIAL to create 100 climate jobs and to help : bring a "dead river syste...

'Mine Water can be treated, safe'

SOUTH Africans have to "change their mindsets" that they can't drink acid mine d...