The Mail & Guardian.

Johannesburg’s mining legacy leaves behind a potential environmental disaster, with thousands of gallons of contaminated water sitting underneath the city and polluted air in its poorest neighborhoods. This piece kicks off a multi-part series on acid mine drainage in South Africa, focusing on the extent of the problem, who is responsible for cleaning it up, and the communities impacted by decades of largely unimpeded mining and resultant waste.

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