Update – August 2017

Civil case by UHA NPC v EnviroServ The civil action has been instituted and EnviroServ is yet to plead to UHA NPC’s claim. Preliminary skirmishes raised by EnviroServ have delayed this action. On 26 April 2017 UHA NPC obtained an urgent interdict against EnviroServ interdicting them from accepting, treating and

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Let’s Hug our Children Today. Our Future is Literally in our Hands

EnviroServ have finally admitted to contributing to the odour crisis (all other obvious sources have been eliminated and ruled out by Ethekwini Municipality), yet state that there is no proof of associated health impacts. Click here to read their own contradiction by EnviroServs Dr Schoonraad. Children don’t develop phantom or

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50/50 on SABC2 asks people to please take part in a 10 question “snapshot” health survey

50/50 on SABC2 asks people to please take part in a 10 question “snapshot” health survey. The results will be used as part of the television show’s investigation into air pollution allegations being made about the EnviroServ Shongweni landfill site. Click here to participate in the survey.

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EnviroServ vs. EnviroServ

We received a response to our Upper Highway Air memorandum which was handed over to Deena Govender of EnviroServ at the Toxic Trek. Note their own admissions concerning health impacts but are now claiming that there is no evidence. Will they accept for starters the opinion of their own expert?

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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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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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