Mining being allowed inside buffer zone

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Re: Mining being allowed inside buffer zone

Post by H. erectus » Wed Aug 02, 2017 6:38 pm

Lisbeth wrote: If they could, they would
And they are very successful!!!
Heh,.. H.e

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Re: Mining being allowed inside buffer zone

Post by H. erectus » Thu Aug 03, 2017 6:28 pm

At the end of it all Lis, be it either KZN Parks or even Sanparks,
all grants, that will be given, are decided by the honorable one!!

I still to this day cannot understand why conservation here in this
country needs to be split, yet supervised by persona that switch from
KZN Authority to Sanparks and vice versa. Obviously this state of affairs
offers many loopholes for personal gain!!1
Heh,.. H.e

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Re: Mining being allowed inside buffer zone

Post by Lisbeth » Thu Aug 03, 2017 8:11 pm

The whole country is a mess 0*\ Too many people doing things that they do not have the numbers to do. From the bottom to the top O/
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Re: Mining being allowed inside buffer zone

Post by Flutterby » Fri Jun 08, 2018 8:46 am

Some pics posted on the Save our Imfolozi Wilderness FB page showing the impact of the coal mine.

The mighty iMfolozi River dwarfed by the mine dump creeping closer and closer.
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The wash bay where the coal is washed before being shipped out.
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Line up and ready to disembowel.
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Dumped earth onto of grazing fields. Where are the locals supposed to farm???
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The 3 green roofs are of a school. the blasting and dust makes the area unbearable.
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As far as the eye can see! The sand bar has been strategically places to "hide" the devastation of our land - sneaky!
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Total Ruin! This cannot be repaired!
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Re: Mining being allowed inside buffer zone

Post by Lisbeth » Fri Jun 08, 2018 11:31 am

The wash bay where the coal is washed before being shipped out.
Contaminating underlying soils and groundwater O/

When there is no more coal, they just leave it like that. In the contract should be written, that the area must be returned to nature. Would be even better to stop open air coal mining permits.
Line up and ready to disembowel.
Pollution on the move 0*\
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Re: Mining being allowed inside buffer zone

Post by Flutterby » Fri Jun 08, 2018 11:59 am

Lisbeth wrote:
Fri Jun 08, 2018 11:31 am
When there is no more coal, they just leave it like that. In the contract should be written, that the area must be returned to nature. Would be even better to stop open air coal mining permits.
I think that is what is meant to happen here but people are wondering how they will revert all this damage.

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Re: Mining being allowed inside buffer zone

Post by Lisbeth » Fri Jun 08, 2018 12:44 pm

The damages which have already been done to people, flora and fauna cannot be undone. Only the scenery can be made better looking.
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Re: Mining being allowed inside buffer zone

Post by Richprins » Fri Jun 08, 2018 6:15 pm

The mines have to have reconditioning deposits for refurbishing and replanting the area after they are done. But the Guptas ducked with those deposits regarding their coal mine, so important that gets recovered to set an example! :X: :evil:
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