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Environmental justice by advocating for better environmental laws and improved implementation of laws.

Submission to the South African Human Rights Commission on Mining-affected Communities

The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) is conducting a national investigative hearing on the underlying socio-economic challenges in mining-affected communities in South Africa. SAHRC invited the CER to make submissions to it relating to the environmental impacts of mining for he purposes of its hearing.

The hearings were scheduled to take place on 13 and 14 September 2016