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SDCEA’s Letter to Sasol

SASOLS Worst Oil Spill in Durban since 2001 Two weeks ago there was a strong petrol smell on Rana Road in Isipingo, Durban. The South Durban Community Environmental Alliance (SDCEA) informed the senior manager of the Natcos oil tank farm, who informed us that they will send their workers out to investigate. The senior manager [...]

By | 2018-07-12T11:45:19+00:00 July 12th, 2018|Oil and Gas Exploration|Comments Off on SDCEA’s Letter to Sasol

All youth are welcome to join SDCEA at a Youth Solidarity workshop on the 3rd & 4th July 2018 at the Austerville Community Centre.

By | 2018-07-12T08:33:12+00:00 June 27th, 2018|Miscellaneous|Comments Off on All youth are welcome to join SDCEA at a Youth Solidarity workshop on the 3rd & 4th July 2018 at the Austerville Community Centre.

Join us in participation of a Spacial Development workshop.

SDCEA invites you to join us in participation of a Spacial Development workshop which will take place at the Clairwood Tamil Institute on the 07 July 2018.

By | 2018-06-22T14:00:54+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|Community Empowerment, Infratructure & Development|Comments Off on Join us in participation of a Spacial Development workshop.

Petroleum Agency South Africa and the Department of Mineral Resources: Say No to offshore oil and gas drilling in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Please sign the petition in the link below: https://secure.avaaz.org/en/petition/Petroleum_Agency_South_Africa_and_the_Department_of_Mineral_Resources_Say_No_to_offshore_oil_and_gas_drilling_in_KwaZulu/?copy&utm_source=sharetools&utm_medium=copy&utm_campaign=petition-521738-Petroleum_Agency_South_Africa_and_the_Department_of_Mineral_Resources_Say_No_to_offshore_oil_and_gas_drilling_in_KwaZulu&utm_term=noHash%2Ben Thank you. 

By | 2018-05-31T09:57:59+00:00 May 31st, 2018|Community Empowerment|Comments Off on Petroleum Agency South Africa and the Department of Mineral Resources: Say No to offshore oil and gas drilling in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Feedback: Local News Articles regarding Community Meeting with Sasol

Concerns raised at oil drilling meeting Daily News / 19 May 2018, 4:00pm / Mphathi Nxumalo https://www.iol.co.za/dailynews/concerns-raised-at-oil-drilling-meeting-15040918 Desmond D'Sa from the South Durban Community Environmental Alliance pulled no punches during a community meeting with Sasol on Thursday, railing against plans to explore for oil and gas on the SA coastline. Picture Mphathi Nxumalo. Durban - Civil society organisations have [...]

By | 2018-06-11T12:36:08+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Miscellaneous|Comments Off on Feedback: Local News Articles regarding Community Meeting with Sasol

WORKSHOP ON ENGAGING THE LEGISLATURE TO IMPROVE ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE

WORKSHOP: ENGAGING THE LEGISLATURE TO IMPROVE ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE 13th & 14th June 2018 20 Diakonia Avenue, Durban, 4001 ________________________________________ Is your organisation committed to promoting a healthy and sustainable environment, and to empowering communities in Kwa-Zulu Natal ? Or are you a media professional passionate about environmental justice who wants to do more to inform [...]

By | 2018-05-21T12:30:32+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Action 24, Community Empowerment|Comments Off on WORKSHOP ON ENGAGING THE LEGISLATURE TO IMPROVE ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE

Join us in solidarity to take on the oil giants who want to exploit our beautiful oceans. #dontdrillonourcocean #protectourocean #oceannotoil

By | 2018-05-11T13:33:57+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Miscellaneous|Comments Off on Join us in solidarity to take on the oil giants who want to exploit our beautiful oceans. #dontdrillonourcocean #protectourocean #oceannotoil

Comments from SDCEA on offshore oil and gas exploration drilling within block ER2369 of the east coast of KZN

Sasol and Eni are set to explore the coast of KZN with offshore oil and gas drilling. KZN is renowned for its famous and beautiful beaches. However, healthy oceans are critically important to marine life and to coastal communities whose economies rely on tourism, fishing and recreational activities. Opening up new offshore areas to drilling, [...]

By | 2018-04-30T13:17:45+00:00 March 27th, 2018|Community Empowerment, Pollution & Health|Comments Off on Comments from SDCEA on offshore oil and gas exploration drilling within block ER2369 of the east coast of KZN