Shale gas mining is a process that applies the technique of high-volume, horizontal, slick-water fracturing (‘fracking’ or ‘hydraulic fracturing’). It involves pumping water, sand and chemicals into horizontally drilled wells, under hydraulic pressure to fracture the underground shale layers and release gas.

SHALE GAS MINING IS UNSUSTAINABLE • WATER THIRSTY • POSES DOCUMENTED ENVIRONMENTAL RISK
 
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EMP Documents

Bundu:

Bundu has released their Environmental Management Plan for shale gas exploration. We encourage people to register as interested and affected parties and submit comments before the deadline, 16 February 2015. Anyone can register.

Please send an email/fax with your contact details and a request to be registered as an I&AP for the project.

Registration and submission of comments can be done in the following ways:

1. Online Option for registration
(remember to tick the box to indicate that you would like to register):

Afrikaans
English
isiXhosa

2. email/fax:
Antoinette Pietersen / Mabel Qinisile
Golder Associates
PO Box 6001, HALFWAY HOUSE, 1685
Tel: +27 (0) 11 254 4805 / +27 (0) 11 254 4959
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EMP documents:

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Falcon:

Falcon has released their Environmental Management Programme for public comment. We encourage everyone to register as Interested and Affected Parties (I&AP’s) – anyone can register. Please also submit any comments and queries on the application and the EMP documentation before 16 February 2015 to the relevant consultants.

Please send an email/fax with your contact details and a request to be registered as an I&AP for the project.

EMP document can be viewed:

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Submissions must please be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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