FSE:Comment on DWA AMD Solution

The FSE is of the firm opinion that many persons and companies want to financially profit from the current situation. This is resulting in failure to holistically identify and manage the AMD impacts and challenges. The reason might partly be that the situation is a political problem as well.

Tailings Storage Facility

It has been noted, not without serious concern that the Project will result in: The loss of a wetlands system and that no mitigation methods can be realistically prescribed for this activity; The placement of the TSF within or next to wetland areas will impact on the underlying geohydrology of the system; The surface hydrological […]

Mogale Landfill site : Project No. NLA 1176/E

The Federation for a Sustainable Environment comments on Proposed expansion of Luipaardsvlei landfill site, Mogale City Local Municipality, Gauteng We express, serious concern, however, in the light of historical evidence and precedent, that the proposed mitigation measures will be adequately implemented and monitored, and that the failure to implement the mitigation measures, will be enforced.  […]

Reclamation of Mine Residue Areas for Development Purposes

The FSE has commented on Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development’s project to reclaim mine residue areas for future development purposes. “If we were to judge the future environmental impacts of the reclamation of tailings dams grounded upon the current environmental impacts and management of the reclamation of tailings dams, we have reason for […]

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