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‘Fracking not viable for now’

Demonstrators flooded the streets of Howick during the People's Climate March. (Amil Umraw, The Witness)

09 March 2016


Demonstrators flooded the streets of Howick during the People's Climate March. (Amil Umraw, The Witness)

Demonstrators flooded the streets of Howick during the People’s Climate March. (Amil Umraw, The Witness)

By Chelsea Pieterse and Jonathan Erasmus

Pietermaritzburg – With fracking applications for KwaZulu-Natal already being received, researchers have said that fracking would not be viable in South Africa for another 20 to 30 years.

Last month, Rhino Oil and Gas Exploration South Africa announced its intention to explore 3,5 million hectares of land in Northern KwaZulu-Natal, affecting areas such as Ulundi, Melmoth, Pongola, Newcastle and Vryheid.

Read the full article from News24.

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