Alarm over plan to pump acid mine drainage into the Vaal

Mail and Guardian 14 October 2012.

Gauteng premier Nomvula Mokonyane must intervene to ensure a solution is found to acid mine drainage, said DA Gauteng spokesperson Jack Bloom.

“The acid mine drainage crisis in Gauteng has been mishandled from the start, characterised by inexcusable delay and policy zig-zags,” he said.

Bloom was responding to a Sunday Times report that government planned to pump partially treated acid mine drainage (AMD) into the Vaal River…

Click here for the full, depressing article

Advertisements