South Africa delays carbon tax, plans levies on acid mine water

February 2014
World Mining News;2/26/2014, p1
The article informs that the government of South Africa has delayed the implementation of planned carbon tax to 2016. Topics discussed include views of Cecil Morden, Treasury's chief director of tax policy, approval of the National Treasury and the Department of Environmental Affairs to take measures to address climate change and reduce omissions, and imposition of new taxes on mining companies to help fund the treatment of acid water seeping from disused gold mines.


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