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Eskom’s Suffocating Stranglehold

March 22, 2019
Multimedia  

Eskom’s cluster of 12 coal-fired power stations in Mpumalanga is the biggest source of nitrogen dioxide pollution in the world, according to environmental rights organisation Greenpeace.

Eskom wants to dodge air pollution rules – again

February 11, 2019
News  

Energy Minister Jeff Radebe told last week’s Mining Indaba that government is investing in research to develop ‘clean coal technologies’. But Eskom’s power stations show that coal-based power cannot be clean.

Litigation is in the air

November 26, 2018
News  

Mpumalanga’s filthy air is likely to be the subject of court action, as environmental justice groups have grown tired of government giving Eskom’s coal-fired power stations free passes to pollute.

Legacy of poisoned air and earth

October 11, 2015
Environmental Health  

As mineworkers with silicosis resort to court this week (12 Oct) for permission to launch a class action case against the gold mines that ruined their health, communities countrywide are also struggling with the effects of mining.