South African Mines May Be Charged Over Acidic Water, Times Says
A report compiled by the province’s Department of Water Affairs will help the government determine the course of action, the newspaper said, without saying where it got the information.
The case may be complex because more than half the mining companies that could be responsible for the acid drainage have since closed, the Times said, citing Adam Gunn of Warburton Gunn Attorneys in Johannesburg.
To contact the reporter on this story: Tshepiso Mokhema in Johannesburg at firstname.lastname@example.org
To contact the editor responsible for this story: Antony Sguazzin at email@example.com