Director: Mineral Development, Gauteng Region v Save the Vaal Environment (Case No. 133/98) SCA 9, Supreme Court of Appeal of South Africa (12 March 1999), available at https://cer.org.za/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/Save-the-Vaal-Environment-v-DME.pdf or http://www.saflii.org/za/cases/ZASCA/1999/9.pdf
Mining and Environmental Justice Community Network of South Africa and others v Minister of Environmental Affairs and others, High Court of the Republic of South Africa, Gauteng Division, Pretoria, Case No. 50779/2017 (8 November 2018):
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Company Secretary of ArcelorMittal South Africa v. Vaal Environmental Justice Alliance  ZASCA 184
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