Verlorenvlei Protected Areas Project gets underway
BLSA media release – Bird of the Year 2015 – The Five Cent Bird – 23 January 2015
Dear friends Our long and consistent battle to preserve the Verlorenvlei continues and once again we are calling on you to add your fervour and support! As you may be aware, Bongani Minerals started to drill illegally in Moutonshoek Valley in March this year, contravening the Land Use Planning Ordinance. They, together with the farm […]
Please read the attached Background Information Document from Withers Environmental Consultants and register as an interested and affected party to comment by 4 June 2012.1197-Notice of HWC application to IAPs 30 Apr 2012
1. Municipality halts prospecting in Moutonshoek The Verlorenvlei Coalition (VC) welcomes the granting of an interim interdict against Bongani Minerals (Pty) Ltd. and a local landowner to cease prospecting activities for tungsten in the Moutonshoek Valley. The interdict, lodged by the Bergrivier Local Municipality and granted in the Cape High Court on Thursday, 22 March […]
Click image to view full article. Note that the journalist used the wrong caption – this is Verlorenvlei itself. It is additionally like that she misquoted Johannes van der Walt in that they may be drilling holes of 7 cm in diameter perhaps, but certainly not only 7 cm deep!