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UHA smell reporting

We are aware that some people are not receiving their email notifications after reporting the smell on the UHA website and app as well as not pulling through to the website statistics page. Our database is showing some of the complaints are going through. The web guys are aware of

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Where to from here?

In a follow up to the previous update whereby EnviroServ pleaded guilty, DEFF should be conducting their review of the operations of the Monitoring Committee. We hope that all who have experienced the goings on have made your voices heard. The Monitoring Committee is there to ensure that EnviroServ does

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ENVIROSERV CONVICTED! GUILTY AS CHARGED!

Upper Highway Air are pleased to announce that today, in no small measure as a result of the efforts of the Green Scorpions and the UHA NPC who put paid to EnviroServ’s constitutional challenge to delay the criminal proceedings, EnviroServ was convicted in the Durban Regional Magistrates’ Court. The learned

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UHA Appeal Response 14th September 2020

As you are all aware, UHA appealed against the issuing of the STP to EnviroServ by eThekwini Municipality. Please see below links to read the UHA appeal response, submitted on the 14th September 2020. The first column is the appeal grounds, the second column is EnviroServs response to our apeal,

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IT ALL STILL STINKS!

As you will all know in the Upper Highway the area, the stink is still around. Complaints have been on the rise from 479 in February 2020 to 713 in April 2020. In March 2020, EnviroServ had their waste management license renewed/issued anew. We didn’t know until yesterday, as the

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January 2020 UHA Update

Dear Upper Highway Community,  we hope that 2020 is going to be a prosperous year for all. The Constitutional challenge to the legislation under which EnviroServ and its directors were charged in the criminal matter was set down in the Pietermaritzburg High Court on 15 November 2019. As you may

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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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