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Upper Highway Community Unites for “Toxic Trek”

It has been an incredible day to be a member of the Upper Highway community. A peaceful march (Toxic Trek) took place today in Hillcrest to protest the ongoing air pollution crisis faced in the area. Approximately 1,500-2,000 residents of both the urban and rural communities came together in a display of

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Upper Highway Air memorandum of demands handed over to EnviroServ at the Toxic Trek

04 February 2017 Memorandum of demands delivered by the Upper Highway Air NPC to EnviroServ Waste Management (Pty) Ltd We members of the Upper Highway Air NPC hereby submit the following list of demands to the Board and Management of EnviroServ Waste Management (Pty) Ltd. From the Upper Highway Air

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Toxic Trek February 4th 2017 – Rules

To create community awareness and highlight the ongoing pollution crisis in the Upper Highway area, we have City approval for 1,000 participants, to hold a peaceful protest march walking in unity. We encourage you to attend and stand in solidarity with us, create posters, wear your t-shirts and help us

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EnviroServ image

EnviroServ PR Firm Requests “Retraction” of Smoke Plumes Video, allegedly emanating from Landfill.

Yesterday the Upper Highway Air NPC received the following from Corporate Image, mandated to handle communications on behalf of the “EnviroServ Group”, concerning the post of a video on 13 January 2017 depicting what was stated by the videographer to be plumes arising from the Shongweni Landfill. “I am emailing

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Transnet issues statement “The pipeline does not in any way contribute to any of the odours in the area”

Transnet were contacted for comment after EnviroServ Waste Management alleged in their November Complaints analysis report,  that the odours experienced in the Upper Highway area were possibly emanating from the Transnet fuel pipeline. Saret Knoetze of Transnet issued the following statement, “We were working with the Department of Health and they

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Toxicology and methodology

Methodology and toxicology update EnviroServ Shongweni Landfill

Methodology and toxicology update: EnviroServ Shongweni landfill. The following was received by Upper Highway Air from the Department of Environmental Affairs on the 27th of December 2016. This document forms part of a larger request for information made to the DEA for documents pertaining to the landfill, which to date,

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