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Green Scorpions Criminal Case against EnviroServ – 18th October 2019

It was amid resounding local community protest and condemnation that the criminal matter against EnviroServ, its directors, Consultant and Shongweni dump manager, was adjourned to trial on the 13th to 24th of July 2020. As suspected would be the case, corrupt Ethekwini agreed to adjourn the Constitutional challenge case scheduled

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EnviroServ – different day, same delay

UHA attorneys were approached by EnviroServ attorneys, Shepstone & Wylie, to ask if UHA and thus the community, would agree to a THIRD (3rd) adjournment of the Constitutional challenge case pending in Pietermaritzburg and set down for 15 November 2019. This matter has been used by EnviroServ to repeatedly delay

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DEFF or DEAF?

On 28 August 2019, the Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries, uplifted the suspension of EnviroServ’s Waste management license, allowing them to fully trade again. In contradictory terms, she claimed there had been a containment of odours yet the DEA monitor showed that the breaches of the WHO odour annoyance

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Minister uplifts suspension in toto

We received notice today, 28th August 2019, that the Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries, Barbara Creecy, has uplifted the suspension notice in toto. This means that EnviroServ are allowed to go back to full trading at the Shongweni landfill. The Minister stated that she is happy with their containment

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GREEN SCORPIONS VS ENVIROSERV CONSITITUTIONAL COURT CHALLENGE

EnviroServ have removed the constitutional challenge from the roll on Friday, in order to try and negotiate a guilty plea deal with the prosecution in the criminal matter. UHA will be given an opportunity to give input as representatives of the affected communities/victims. Previous post about this can be read

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eThekwini sides with EnviroServ over Community, again…

We have been informed, after much badgering of eThekwini to answer our questions, that they have reissued EnviroServ with another STP for a further 3 months, to expire on the 30th June 2019. No public participation process was needed, according to eThekwini, because EnviroServ had allegedly met the criteria for

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