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Card image 15 November 2019 Daily Maverick

Hidden cost of coal: Sacrificing communities and the environment for short-term gain

The new Integrated Resource Plan commits our economy to coal for the foreseeable future — but the costs of this on South Africans are mounting. This article explores the devastating impact of a dying, immensely destructive industry on a KwaZulu-Natal rural community, and the determined battle being waged by Sabelo Dladla and others to have their rights acknowledged.

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