Fracking in South Africa Will Be Halted If It Harms Water, SKA

The exploration of shale gas will be stopped if it is found that hydraulic fracturing posed a risk to the water table and to the multi-billion rand Square Kilometre Array telescope, the government says.

  • South Africa:  Fracking - 'Water, SKA Integrity First'

    SouthAfrica.info, 12 September 2012

    The government will stop the exploration of shale gas in South Africa's Karoo region if it is found that hydraulic fracturing or "fracking" poses any risk to the water table or to ... read more »

Western Cape province: Karoo landscape.