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Civil interdictory proceeding – 8th May 2017

Yesterday, 8th May 2017, UHA NPC returned to court in the civil inderdictory proceedings against EnviroServ. The UHA NPC had to approach the Court for an extension to file its replying affidavit in the main application as per time frames provided in the original Court order (i.e. by 8 May

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Court rules in favour of Upper Highway Air – ROUND 1

On Wednesday, 26th April 2017 the Upper Highway Air NPC obtained an order in the High Court Durban: 1. Pending the outcome of UHA’s application, interdicting EnviroServ from receiving, treating and disposing of all waste streams into the Shongweni Landfill site. EnviroServ is also prohibited from disposing leachate back into

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Upper Highway Air NPC institutes urgent interdict application

Today Upper Highway Air NPC instituted an urgent application before the High Court Durban against EnviroServ and 6 others in which the UHA NPC seeks interim relief interdicting EnviroServ from receiving, treating and disposing of any and all wastes into the Shongweni Landfill Site pending, amongst other things, the outcome

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More breaches and the blame game continues

The Infotox Toxicology report was due to be delivered to the DEA by close of business 10 April 2017. Despite repeated assertions by EnvrioServ that this report would vindicate them in due course, they have refused to provide a copy to the DEA. This not only constitutes a breach of

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DEA issues directive to suspend waste disposal at EnviroServ Shongweni Landfill

The DEA has just announced that they have issued a directive to EnviroServ to cease all acceptance, treatment & disposal of all waste streams at the EnviroServ Shongweni landfill. EnviroServ has 4 working days to comply with this directive. We look forward to the decision re the s56 notice in

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Upper Highway Air institutes legal action against EnviroServ

Today, 3rd April 2017, Upper Highway Air NPC, acting in its own interest, in the public interest and in the interests of protecting the environment, instituted action against, amongst others, EnviroServ Waste Management (Pty) Ltd,  D Thompson and E Gombault, arising from the alleged breaches by EnviroServ of the conditions

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EnviroServ point to more potential polluters

On 30th March 2017, EnviroServ released a presentation to the NPC for disclosure. The data provided indicates elevated sulphur dioxide concentrations during easterly wind trajectories over an eight day period, 15/16 March 2017 to 22/23 March 2017, as detected by two real-time community monitoring stations (Plantations and Kwandengezi) installed and

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