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SA government taken to court over plan for new coal-fired plant
Source: ©Mikko Lemola
How mining erodes the rights of women
NPO coalition calls on government to abandon plans for new coal-fired power, threatens legal action
General view of the coal-based Kriel Power Station owned by state power utility Eskom in Mpumalanga, near Kriel, South Africa, February 17, 2020. Reuters/Mike Hutchings/File Photo
The Pretoria High Court has stopped Uthaka Energy from starting to mine coal this week in the critical water source area of Mabola, Mpumalanga. Archive photo: supplied
The judgement this week by Western Cape Deputy Judge President Patricia Goliath is a reminder to corporations that they cannot use the law to silence activists, says the writer. Illustration: Lisa Nelson
We can shape the climate future we want
Much of the West Coast between Elands Bay in the south and Alexander Bay in the north is, or has already been, the target of mining operations. Photos: John Yeld
Minister of Mineral and Energy Resources Gwede Mantashe and Australian mining boss Mark Caruso during the minister’s visit to the Tormin mineral sands mine on the West Coast in February 2019. Photo: John Yeld
R14m defamation case between Australian miners and critics will make legal history
Kendal Power Station
Judgment reserved in CoCT's bid to procure power from independent sources
Barbara Creecy overrules officials on air pollution data
Environment minister Barbara Creecy’s decision to allow mining on ten more West Coast beaches has prompted criticism from environmentalists. Photo: John Yeld
Upward trajectory towards environmental sustainability
What Appeal Court's fracking judgment means
Part of the current mineral sands extraction by the Tormin mine on the West Coast. Photo: John Yeld
Court blow for activists being sued by mining company
Freedom of expression under threat, new campaign warns
Damning report on Eskom air pollution
Eskom met with strong opposition in its latest attempt to avoid pollution standards
Archive photo: Ashraf Hendricks
Court drama as state tries to force through coal mining plan
Enda Molewa, who died in September, granted permission for coal to be mined in a protected area, when she was minister of environmental affairs. Photo from
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Independence of environmental consultant under the spotlight
New air quality rules may curb Eskom's 'head-in-the-sand strategy'
Mining companies in South Africa are legally obligated to set aside money to rehabilitate the environment when their mines cease operating. Archive photo: Ashraf Hendricks
Report: SA doesn't need R19bn coal IPP projects
Climate change risk is real and here to stay
Civil society group to challenge coal power plant bids
The dangers of being a defender of environmental justice in South Africa
Group goes to court again over coal mine
Coalition wins court order to postpone mining in environmentally threatened area
Komati Power Station. Photo: Eskom
Source: The Centre for Environmental Rights
CER challenges IRP after cabinet reshuffle
ELA goes to court over Thabametsi's environmental impact
Critical court showdown on mining and environment
If coal power is becoming redundant, why are the Big Banks investing in it?
Interest groups call for more time to comment on IEP and IRP
Eskom's anti-green stance and other agendas
Coal and water don't mix
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DEA makes environmental licences automatically available to public
Environmental licence access no longer buried in bureaucracy
Climate change impact assessment for a coal-fired power station - South African first
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