MABOLA PROTECTED ENVIRONMENT

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Supreme Court of Appeal sends coal company packing

No mining will take place in Mabola Protected Environment for now

By John Yeld - 23 July 2019
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Water tribunal dismisses appeal against Mpumalanga coal mine licence

Setback for environmental groups, but there are many obstacles to clear before mining can proceed

By John Yeld - 31 May 2019
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New blow for would-be Mpumalanga coal miner

Surprise move by MEC for Environmental Affairs Vusi Shongwe

By John Yeld - 29 January 2019
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Court refuses appeal on Mpumalanga coal mine

Company’s bid for permission to mine in protected area blocked

By John Yeld - 23 January 2019
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Court overturns state’s approval of controversial coal mine

Punitive costs award against state

By John Yeld - 8 November 2018
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Twitter abuse continues in Mabola Coal Mine saga

Atha-Africa senior executive continues to troll Centre for Environmental Rights

By John Yeld - 29 October 2018
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State loses bid to postpone coal mining hearing

Court dismisses application with punitive costs

By John Yeld - 18 October 2018
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Court drama as state tries to force through coal mining plan

Last minute bid to change boundaries of Mpumalanga protected area

By John Yeld - 17 October 2018
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Court challenge to coal mine

Case is significant for future of South Africa’s protected areas

By John Yeld - 15 October 2018
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Coal mine opponents targeted on social media

“Powerful interests use violence and threats to cut off those defending human rights”

By John Yeld - 24 July 2018
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Mining postponed in water-sensitive Mabola area

Civil society organisations reach agreement with Atha-Africa Ventures

By Lukas Spiropoulos - 28 June 2017