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South Africa: Groups Opposed to Fracking in the Karoo Must Forge Stronger Links

12 March 2015

By Saliem Fakir

As the government presses ahead with fracking, it is not entirely certain whether all South Africans will reap the rich rewards proponents are punting. There is still some way to go. While exploration rights are being processed there is a legislative mountain that must still be climbed.

The legislative terrain ranges from the passing of revisions to the Mining Act to the finalisation of water and drilling regulations as well as government’s desire to establish a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) for the Karoo.

Read the full article from allAfrica.


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