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Request to Exxaro Resources Ltd for copies of documents relating to its proposed Thabametsi Mine

February 17, 2017

In relation to the Thabametsi Mine, a project proposed by Exxaro (, Exaro is requested to provide access to:

1.1 The Final Environmental Impact Assessment Report for Thabametsi Mine;

1.2 The Environmental Authorisation for Thabametsi Mine;

1.3 The atomospheric emission licence for Thabametsi Mine;

1.4 The Waste Management Licence for Thabametsi Mine;

1.5 The Water Use Licence for Thabametsi Mine;

1.6 The Environmental Management Programme/Plan for Thabametsi Mine;

1.7 The Air Emission Modelling Data used to estimate the Thabametsi Mine’s air emissions for purposes of the Environmental Impact Assessment and Atmospheric Emission Licence application for the mine;

1.8 The Air Emissions Inventory for all mining activities in the area, that would have been used in the air modelling for the purposes of the Environmental Impact Assessment and Atmospheric Emission Licence application for the Mine; and

1.9 Records of the expected annual tons of coal, as well as the maximum hourly tons of coal, to be mined when the mine is in full production.

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