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PAIA Requests for Environmental Records

Request to IUCMA for copies of records related to the water use licence issued for the Yzermyn Colliery in Mpumalanga

9 September 2016

Requestee:
Inkomati-Usuthu Catchment Management Agency
Reference Number:
CER-2016-IUC-0001 (Atha WUL)
Status:
Refused

A copy of the recommendations made by the Inkomati-Usuthu Catchment Management Agency to the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) for the purposes of the DWS’s consideration of the water use licence application submitted by Atha-Africa Ventures (Pty) Ltd to the DWS for the water uses associated with the latter’s proposed Yzermyn underground coal mine.

Reference number, if available: the licence number in respect of the water use licence issued to Atha-Africa Ventures (Pty) Ltd on 7 July 2016 is 05/W51A/ACFGIJ/4726. The allocated file number is 16/2/7/W51/Yzermyn.

[Records could not be provided because they do not exist. The IUCMA indicated that no recommendations were made to the DWS on this licence application.]

For further information please email [email protected].