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SDCEA in solidarity with Kodaikanal

UNILEVER, CLEAN UP YOUR MESS IN INDIA!Durban, South Africa, 7 March 2016 – Today marks the 15th anniversary of the environmental and public health disaster that occurred in Kodaikanal, India at the Hindustan Unilever mercury thermometer factory operations, where toxic mercury waste was dumped in a nearby forest and a scrapyard in a crowded part [...]

By | March 7th, 2016|Pollution & Health|Comments Off on SDCEA in solidarity with Kodaikanal

What dangers does Nuclear energy pose for the people of south Durban and South Africa…

WHAT DANGERS DOES  THE  NUCLEAR ENERGY POSE FOR THE PEOPLE OF SOUTH DURBAN & SOUTH AFRICA  Due to the current energy crisis South Africa is faced with, the Department of Energy has confirmed its ambition to build 6 – 8 Nuclear power plants along the South African coastlines. One proposed location is the Durban Old [...]

By | August 26th, 2015|Energy & Climate Change, Pollution & Health|Comments Off on What dangers does Nuclear energy pose for the people of south Durban and South Africa…

Clairwood racecourse, Trucking and now Nuclear…. How much can south durban take?

Clairwood Racecourse, Trucking and now Nuclear…. How much more can south Durban take?The South Durban Community Environmental Alliance (SDCEA) and Clairwood Racecourse Action Committee (CRAC) hosted a community meeting on the 16th August 2015 at the Merebank Community hall. The purpose of this meeting was to highlight the many distresses south Durban is faced with [...]

Fires Flare at Sapref Refinery in South Durban

Fires Flare at Sapref Refinery in South Durban View from Wentworth Park                                                       View from Cuttings Beach at the Umlazi Canal Flaring fires emerged from the Sapref Oil Refinery in South Durban on Wednesday morning, 1 April 2015. Two of the stacks were seen emitting flames and plumes of smoke that were [...]

By | April 1st, 2015|Pollution & Health|Comments Off on Fires Flare at Sapref Refinery in South Durban