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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 | 2018-03-27T09:15:45+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

Public Meeting regarding Oil & Gas Exploration off our coast

Public Objection Meeting to Oil and Gas exploration activities along the Kwa Zulu Natal Coastline. The Environmental Resource Management (ERM) of Southern Africa and ENI Italian Oil Corporation intend to explore and drill for oil along the coast of Richards Bay, Durban and Port Shepstone. They are under pressure from the South Durban Community Environmental [...]

By | 2018-03-13T06:33:55+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Community Empowerment, Pollution & Health|Comments Off on Public Meeting regarding Oil & Gas Exploration off our coast

Benzene Monitoring Report -2017

We urge all community members to continue logging pollution complaints through the pollution line: Daytime 031- 311 3555/5150 Nighttime 031- 361 0000 Please ask for a reference number for it is very crucial to do so and send it to us (SDCEA), you can call on 031 4611 991 and ask for Bongani or email to bongani@sdceango.co.za or joanne@sdceango.co.za Thank you.

By | 2018-02-16T12:53:10+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Community Empowerment, Pollution & Health|Comments Off on Benzene Monitoring Report -2017

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Training Workshop to be held at the Austerville Community Hall on the 13th and 14th February 2018 at 09:00 am – 14:00 pm.

By | 2018-02-07T11:57:23+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Community Empowerment|Comments Off on Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Training Workshop to be held at the Austerville Community Hall on the 13th and 14th February 2018 at 09:00 am – 14:00 pm.

CALL TO ACTION! Community Opposition to Clairwood Logistics Park Development

The former Clairwood Park, a green lung, a buffer against pollution and industrial development, a place for people to seek safety in the event of a major industrial accident is no more. The land will be developed into a logistics and industrial park serviced by heavy duty trucks up to 2500/hr.! This development is unsafe [...]

By | 2017-12-01T10:51:14+00:00 November 27th, 2017|Community Empowerment, Infratructure & Development|Comments Off on CALL TO ACTION! Community Opposition to Clairwood Logistics Park Development

SHELL ON TRIAL FOR THE REST OF THEIR LIFE FOR THE MURDER OF KEN SARO WIWA 10th November 1995

On this day the residents of  Durban will remember Ken Saro Wiwa and nine other Ogoni’s by descending  on Shell & BP Refinery and Shell outlets throughout the area to call on the International Criminal Court in the HAGUE to proceed and hold those responsible for the murder of  the late Nigerian Environmentalist and human [...]

By | 2017-11-13T09:51:30+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Community Empowerment, Energy & Climate Change, Infratructure & Development, Pollution & Health|Comments Off on SHELL ON TRIAL FOR THE REST OF THEIR LIFE FOR THE MURDER OF KEN SARO WIWA 10th November 1995

Communities are called to rally against trucking!

We the South Durban Community Environmental Alliance (SDCEA) together with the communities of South Durban, Clairwood, Wentworth and Bluff will be hosting two trucking protests scheduled to take place on the 24th October and Saturday, 28th October 2017. Quality Street and the Solomon Mahlangu thoroughfare are continuously infringed by hazardous heavy duty trucks. Residents have [...]

By | 2017-10-26T10:08:18+00:00 October 26th, 2017|Community Empowerment, Infratructure & Development|Comments Off on Communities are called to rally against trucking!