South African Environmentalists Sue to Clean Up Toxic Gold Mines

July 30, 2020 05:53 PM
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South African environmental activists are suing the government and mining companies to clean up toxic waste from gold mining, and to compensate people who have become sick from the contamination.  An environmental group says the waste, including uranium, has released radiation on nearby communities and squatters.  Franco Puglisi has details from Johannesburg.