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

February 2014
World Energy News;2/26/2014, p6
The article reports that the government of South Africa has announced that it will not implement carbon tax but will impose new levies on mining companies. These levies will be used in the treatment of acid water which is coming from old gold mines. Views of Cecil Morden, chief director of tax policy of the National Treasury and the Department of Environmental Affairs on the tax is presented.


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