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11 December 2019
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26 November 2019

So. Africa: Nuclear waste storage capacity at Eskom plant raises environmental concerns

Author: Wendell Roelf, Reuters

"Waste storage at Africa's only nuclear plant brimming," 25 November 2019....

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26 August 2019
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Author: RFI

« L'Afrique du Sud abrite la 2e zone la plus polluée au dioxyde de soufre du monde », 19 août 2019...

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20 August 2019

So. Africa: Mpumalanga has highest levels of sulfur dioxide pollution due to the concentration of coal power plants- study reveals

Author: Sarah Evans, News 24 (South Africa)

‘Area in Mpumalanga is second highest SO2 emissions hotspot in the world - new study’ 19 August 2019...

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16 July 2019

So. Africa: Ex minister’s proposal to double air pollution standards for sulphur dioxide may lead to thousands deaths in Mpumalanga; study reveals

Author: Sheree Bega, Saturday Star (South Africa)

‘Mokonyane's deadly law breach could kill thousands in Mpumalanga’ 14 July 2019...

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8 July 2019

So. Africa: Govt. taken to court to force it to clean the dirty air caused by coal mines in Mpumalanga’s Highveld region

Author: Ramin Pejan, Earthjustice (South Africa)

‘A Fight for the Right to Breathe Begins in South Africa’ 8 July 2019...

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27 June 2019

So. Africa: Scientists call for a global compact between business, governments and citizens to reduce air pollution

Author: Tamar Kahn, Business Day (South Africa)

‘Scientists call for global action on air pollution’ 19 June 2019...

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3 June 2019

Climate activists say new carbon tax response falls short of So. Africa's 2015 Paris Agreement targets

Author: Mfuneko Toyana, Reuters

‘South African carbon tax finally becomes law’ 26 May 2019...

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3 June 2019

So. Africa: Minister backs down on move to double amount of harmful sulphur dioxide industries can lawfully emit

Author: Melanie Gosling, Fin24 (So. Africa)

‘Mokonyane backs down on controversial pollution law - for now’ 23 May 2019...

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17 April 2019

South Africa: New report details attacks on communities & defenders opposing mining

Author: Human Rights Watch, groundWork, Centre for Environmental Rights & Earthjustice

"“We Know Our Lives Are in Danger”: Environment of Fear in South Africa’s Mining-Affected Communities", 16 Apr 2019...

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