Environmental organisation turns to court over new coal-fired power plant

Environmental organisation turns to court over new coal-fired power plant 1st of September 2016. On Tuesday, 23 August 2016, Earthlife Africa Johannesburg (ELA), represented by the Centre for Environmental Rights (CER), instituted legal proceedings in the Pretoria High Court to set aside the environmental authorisation for the proposed 1200MW Thabametsi coal-fired power station near Lephalale in the Limpopo province. ELA has asked the court to review and set aside the Department of Environmental Affairs’ decision to authorise the proposed power station, as well as the Minister of Environmental Affairs’ March 2016 decision …

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MEDIA RELEASE: EARTHLIFE AFRICA JOHANNESBURG CONFERENCE GEARED TO SHAKE UP THE ENVIRONMENTAL MOVEMENT IN SA OVER THE NEXT TWO DAYS

EARTHLIFE AFRICA JOHANNESBURG CONFERENCE GEARED TO SHAKE UP THE ENVIRONMENTAL MOVEMENT IN SA OVER THE NEXT TWO DAYS  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 30th of August 2016. Earthlife Africa Johannesburg is set to shake up the South African environmental movement in South Africa over the next two days. Tomorrow the environmental justice organization will be hosting a groundbreaking conference entitled: “Race and the Environment”; a discussion set to measure the rate and depth of transformation within the environmental sector in South Africa. The Conference will kick off this evening, on the 30th …

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City silent on Kelvin Power Station facts: Earthlife Africa to demonstrate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE City silent on Kelvin Power Station facts: Earthlife Africa to demonstrate Johannesburg, 24th of August 2016. Earthlife Africa Johannesburg will protest on Thursday the 25th of August outside the Kelvin Power Station located in Kempton Park in the East of Johannesburg. The demonstration will take place from 10: 00 am. Supporters of Earthlife Africa Johannesburg are demanding answers from the City of Johannesburg about how much the power station actually costs Johannesburg residents in terms of electricity costs and in terms of pollution and potential health risks. …

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