A mining company and its director have been convicted of contravening environmental laws, but nongovernmental organisations say they are disappointed the fines imposed are largely suspended.
Anker Kole, ’n Nederlandse steenkoolmynhuis, is in die Ermelo-streekhof met R304 000 beboet omdat sy werknemers en konsultante tydens prospektering ’n vlei op die plaas Steenkoolspruit in die Usuturivier beskadig het.
LIST OF APPOINTED ADVOCATES IN THE NPA DEALING WITH ORGANISED ENVIRONMENTAL CRIME MATTERS, HEAD OF UNIT: ADV JJ KRUGER 1. Adv Dania Bruwer: National Co-ordinator, Head OfficeTel: (012) 842-1427; 084 821 1929Fax: (012) 845 7075E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org 2. Adv Lawrence Gcaba: DPP Johannesburg (South Gauteng)Tel: (011) 220-4095; 084 261 3811E-mail: email@example.com 3. Adv Hein van der […]
A Federation of environment groups is to investigate taking legal action against proposed laws that they say would grant property developers a “free-for-all” and leave the environment with little, if any, protection against them.
For most of its history, the mining industry in South Africa has not been subjected to comprehensive environmental regulation. In recent years, however, this has changed significantly and the industry is now required to comply with a complex web of mining and environmental policy and legislation. This chapter outlines the most relevant legislation and policy […]
The Department of Water Affairs and Forestry (DWAF) in conjunction with Working for Water (WfWÂ) has identified a need to rehabilitate degraded wetlands in South Africa.