The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) says it’s concerned about the slow progress of addressing the sewage crisis facing the Vaal District.
Petro-chemical giant, Sasol says it will approach the Human Rights Commission to obtain the testimony given by a whistleblower implicating it in the pollution of the Vaal River.
The SANDF says it needs at least R1 billion from Treasury to rehabilitate the Vaal River system.
A team of investigators from the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) allege they’ve been denied access to do an onsite inspection at a SASOL plant in Secunda in Mpumalanga.
Technical teams from the South African National Defence Force will start their work in the Vaal on Monday. The soldiers have been deployed to help rehabilitate the polluted Vaal River system.