Published by eljhbadmin at October 20, 2009
Some useful resources to find out more about acid mine drainage:
ELA (Jhb) fact sheets (pdf) to download:
Federation for a Sustainable Environment: http://www.fse.org.za
Centre for Environmental Rights: www.cer.org.za
‘Legal issues concerning mine closure and social responsibility on the West Rand’, paper in Van Eeden, Liefferink and Durand 2009, paper in The Journal for Transdisciplinary Research in Southern Africa
In 2009, the government produced a plan to clean up certain areas in the West Rand that are polluted with radioactive material. They plan to implement this in March 2010. See the page ‘Wonderfonteinspruit Remediation Action Plan‘ for more information about this and Earthlife Africa Johannesburg’s submission.