• By Tony Carnie 17 May 2021 Original Daily Maverick article here  Living in the shadow of daily air pollution — the Wayawaya shack settlement on the outskirts of Phola, Mpumalanga. (Photo: Daylin Paul) Heavy industries and Eskom power stations on the Highveld play a vital role in sustaining South Africa’s economy, but this cannot be […]

  • Eskom mulls alternatives to R300bn emissions-compliance spend Watch Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter explaining the possible alternative solutions for meeting South Africa's minimum emission standards. Camera Work: Kutlwano Matala Editing: Nicholas Boyd. EMBED VIDEOPOPUP VIDEO DOWNLOAD     WATCH ON YOUTUBE 16TH MARCH 2021 BY: TERENCE CREAMERCREAMER MEDIA EDITOR ARTICLE ENQUIRY      SAVE THIS ARTICLE      EMAIL THIS ARTICLE FONT SIZE: –+ Coal-heavy electricity utility Eskom has reiterated its commitment […]

  • Eskom, Sasol face government ultimatum to meet emission limits Photo by Bloomberg 10TH MARCH 2021 BY: BLOOMBERG SAVE THIS ARTICLE      EMAIL THIS ARTICLE FONT SIZE: –+ Eskom Holdings and Sasol, South Africa’s two biggest polluters, must comply with emission limits even if it costs them tens of billions of rand, Environment Minister Barbara Creecy said. The companies, which use coal to produce electricity […]

  • Wood burning at home now biggest cause of UK particle pollution Fires used by just 8% of population but cause triple the particle pollution of traffic, data shows Tiny particle pollution is harmful to health as it can enter the bloodstream, be carried around the body and lodge in organs. Photograph: Rolf Bruderer/Getty/Blend Damian Carrington Environment editor […]

  • Creecy has had no formal communication on possible exclusion of FGD at Medupi Photo by Creamer MediaEnvironment, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Barbara Creecy 2ND JUNE 2020 BY: CREAMER MEDIA REPORTER ARTICLE ENQUIRY      SAVE THIS ARTICLE      EMAIL THIS ARTICLE FONT SIZE: –+ Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Barbara Creecy reports that she has had no formal communication from Eskom with regards to it potentially not […]