Tag: conservation

  • Court order for Karoo anti-fracking group

    Court order for Karoo anti-fracking group

    Karoo anti fracking group wins court order: This week saw a win for the Karoo Action Group in their fight to prevent fracking in the Karoo region. We pick up this story published in the Business Day with their permission: “A PRETORIA judge yesterday ordered Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu to supply anti-fracking lobby group […]

  • Sasol Shelves Fracking Plans

    Sasol Shelves Fracking Plans

    Sasol shelves fracking plans: The decision by Sasol not to pursue hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in the Karoo has been a welcome one in the fight against this dirty and unsafe practice. This is a continuing and pressing problem of international importance. It has the potential of  jeopardizing our waterways,  as part of the process […]