Press Release: International Action against Anglo-American and Vedanta

Earthlife Africa Jhb 26th of July 2104 Anglo American Thermal Coal and Vedanta Zinc International have plans for a dirty coal partnership in the Waterberg region in Limpopo Province. Anglo American will supply low grade coal to a Vedanta owned coal-fired power station. Earthlife Africa Johannesburg has had its eye on this underhanded relationship for some time, maintaining that another coal-fired power station, beyond Mepudi and Matimba, in the Waterberg will spell environmental and human-health disaster. On the 31st of July and the 1st of August, Earthlife Africa Johannesburg will …

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Global Month of Action on Energy – People demand shift in Energy Generation

Johannesburg October 11, 2013 – 1,500 environmental activists took to the streets of Johannesburg today to protest Anglo American Thermal Coal and Vedanta Zinc International’s plans for another coal-fired power station in the Waterberg District, Limpopo. The is a water scarce area and communities in the area already experience the effects of coal mining and existing coal-fired power stations: negative health impacts, stress on water supplies and only a handful of long-term local jobs. Civil society organisations therefore oppose the companies’ plans and demand an immediate shift towards renewable energy …

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Press Release: Civil society demands shift in power generation

Johannesburg October 10, 2013 – On Friday, a large group of environmental activists will take to the streets of Johannesburg to protest Anglo American Thermal Coal and Vedanta Zinc International’s plans for another coal-fired power station in the Waterberg District, Limpopo. The Waterberg is a water scarce area and communities in the area already experience the effects of coal mining and existing coal-fired power stations: negative health impacts, stress on water supplies and only a handful of long-term local jobs. Civil society organisations therefore oppose the companies’ plans and demand …

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