South Durban Community
Environmental Alliance

Press Coverage

11 February 2003 - Unleaded Petrol Natal [Witness]

19 February 2003 - Additive Helps Refineries to Produce Cleaner Fuel [The Mercury]

5 February 2003 - Airborne Metal Pollution Gets Worse Worldwide [The Mercury]

10 March 2003 - Concer Over Refinery Expansion [The Mercury]

11 March 2003 - Factories Will Close If They Pose Risks [The Mercury]

11 March 2003 - Danish Report Puts Sapref and Engen Refineries on the Spot Over High Emissions [Business Report]

14 March 2003 - No Forcible Removal [Daily News]

14 March 2003 - Morgue Plans Are on Hold [South Land Sun]

14 March 2003 - Name Change for SIB[South Land Sun]

15 March 2003 - Engen Expansion Poses Health Risks [The Independent on Saturday]

16 March 2003 - Oil Giants Fume Over Report [Sunday Time]

4 April 2003 - Community Activists Want Draft Bill to Crack Down on Polluters [Cape Times]

16 April 2003 - Don't Allow This New Pollution [The Mercury]

24 April 2003 - Residents Take Shell Battle to Its Doorstep [Business Report]

1 May 2003 - Court Are Missing the Point on Air Pollution [Daily News]

1 May 2003 - Local Activist Gets Heard in London [The Mercury]

2 May 2003 - Activists Demand Answers [South Land Sun]

16 May 2003 - Industry and SDCEA Agree to Work Together [South Land Sun]

25 May 2003 - Booted Out - But We Wont Budge [Sunday Tribune]

9 May 2003 - Film Produced to Commemorate World Environment Day [Southern Star]

25 May 2003 - Legal Action Could Upset Mill Project [The Mercury]

7 February 2003 - Sapref Prepared to Replace Pipelines [Southern Star]

24 January 2003 - Merebank Canal Probe Over Stink [The Leader]

22 January 2003 - Development Plan Hits Sour Note in Ethekwin [Business Report]

19 January 2003 - Residents Sick of Endless Upgrade [Sunday tribune]

19 January 2003 - Commission to Investigate Mystery Smell [Sunday tribune]

15 January 2003 - Engen Denies Allegations Made by SDCEA [The Rising Sun]

14 January 2003 - Sutcliffe's attempts to divide residents from workers will not work [Business Report]

10 January 2003 - Residents cry foul over toxic leak [Witness]

3 January 2003 - Durban gas leak sends five people to hospital [SAPA]

13 December 2002 - Protestors bay for Council Manager's blood [Daily News]

4 December 2002 - Mondi and south Durban communities clash over industrial development [Business Report]

26 November 2002 - Environmental activist charged over protest [Daily News]

21 November 2002 - Mondi told to clean up its act [Independent Newspapers]

13 November 2002 - Locals fuming about toxic air [Independent Newspapers]

12 November 2002 - Protestors reject Shell's slick change of face [The Guardian]

12 November 2002 - Activists call for Shell to be shut down [Independent Newspapers]

7 November 2002 - Mondi swopping air pollution for ground pollution [Business Report]

5 November 2002 - Community concern heats up over Vopak expansion [Business Report]

25 October 2002 - Crumbling city of Durban clouds the air [Daily News]

24 October 2002 - Fuel storage tank leaks in Durban Harbour [Independent Newspapers]

18 October 2002 - Worker's death angers South Durban [Witness]

16 October 2002 - Legal haze surrounds Mondi's incinerator [Daily News]

13 October 2002 - Sapref is accused of gas emissions cover up [Business Report]

2 October 2002 - Sapref project to cut toxic emissions nears completion [Business Report]

20 September 2002 - Lab report adds another twist to Mondi boiler row [Business Report]

19 September 2002 - Nod for boiler burns environmentalists [Business Report]

10 September 2002 - Gas pipeline enquiry begins next month [Business Report]

9 September 2002 - Gas leak lands 25 in hospital [Independent Newspapers]

8 September 2002 - Durban activists demand enquiry into pipelines [Business Report]

4 September 2002 - Sapref digs in heels on emissions [Business Report]

4 September 2002 - Greenpeace activists storm refinery [Daily News]

25 August 2002 - South Durban Community and Engen do battle [Business Report]

23 August 2002 - Greenpeace adds voice to pollution protest [Independent Newspapers]

15 August 2002 - Engen still frustrated by community groups [Business Report]

12 July 2002 - Durban fuel pipelines leaking like sieves [Independent on Saturday]

3 July 2002 - Engen blamed for pollution at school [Independent Newspapers]

3 March 2002 - Engen's R500 fine just a drop in the barrel [Independent Newspapers]

28 February 2002 - Disease stalks Merebank kids, study finds [Independent Newspapers]

27 November 2001 - Bucket Brigade gives communities the tools to fight industrial pollution [Business Report]

25 October 2001 - Residents want outside health expert for mill [Independent Newspapers]

25 October 2001 - 'I'm sorry', says oil refinery chief [Independent Newspapers]

4 October 2001 - Lobbyists want more action on Sapref [Business Report]

4 October 2001 - Durban fuel leak may force more from homes [Independent Newspapers]

26 September 2001 - Living in Durban's death zone [Independent Newspapers]

18 July 2001 - Sapref may spend months sucking up leaked oil [Mercury]

3 June 2001 - Engen refinery strike ends but questions linger [Business Report]

23 May 2001 - Police clash with Engen strikers [The Mercury]

2 May 2001 - Top Durban officials slam gas pipeline [Daily News]

25 April 2001 - Pipeline battle flows in fuel giant's favour [Independent Newspapers]

19 September 2000 - Durban Refinery blasted for toxic air [The Mercury]

17 September 2000 - 'Leaky factory must shape up or stay closed' [The Mercury]

14 September 2000 - Gas leak lands 25 in hospital [Independent Newspapers]

10 September 2000 - Durban cancer cluster 'not a fluke' says expert [Independent Newspapers]

10 September 2000 - Is it the air they breathe? [The Mercury]

13 February 2000 - Polluters may soon have to pay up [The Mercury]

1 February 2000 - Sapref has a bigger stink in the tale [Independent Newspapers]

14 October 1999 - Durban in uproar over development plans [The Mercury]


 

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