January 2015 Report

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The Federation for a Sustainable Environment continues to engage on Pilansberg issues, including sense of place, water, compliance, mining, eco-tourism, tourism, enviornmental management framework, biodiversity and regional impacts.  


Ongoing engagements and correspondence with Mr. Anil Singh, DDG: DWS: Enforcement; Mr. Ishaam Abader: DEA – Enforcement; Mr. Johan van Rooyen, consultant (AECON), Mr. T.Nditwani: DWS – Director National Water Resource Planning; Messrs Pieter Swart, Pieter Alberts, Andre Cronje and Ms. Portja Chrisjan and Ms. Carene Wessels of NW READ and Mr. M. Lesenjane of NW Parks and Tourism Board pertaining to the Pilanesberg issues.

The FSE, as represented by the Legal Resource Centre submitted a Letter of Demand on the 11th of February 2015 various officials in the three spheres of government.
The demand is for a sufficient and reliable potable water supply to the residents of Majakaneng, north-west province (Majakaneng) falling within the jurisdiction of the Madibeng local municipality.
If a positive legal precedent can be established, it will assist us with the water issues within the Pilanesberg area.

Download the full report for details and the names of the recipients of the letter of demand. 



The FSE, in association with Gold Fields’ South Deep Mine, donated 40 white Karee Trees (Searsia penduline) during Arbor Week to the mining affected community of Simunye in the West Rand and participated in the tree planting ceremony with the community of Simunye, the local Municipality and officials from South Deep Mine.  The FSE also delivered a presentation during the ceremony.

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