Petro-chemical giant, Sasol says it will approach the Human Rights Commission to obtain the testimony given by a whistleblower implicating it in the pollution of the Vaal River.
A team of investigators from the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) allege they’ve been denied access to do an onsite inspection at a SASOL plant in Secunda in Mpumalanga.
SABC Digital News joined Greenpeace Africa for a ‘Toxic Tour’ of coal-fired power stations in Mpumalanga. eMahleni has been identified as having the dirtiest air quality in the world according to satellite data from June to August this year which reveals the province as the world’s largest NO2 air pollutant.
Petro-chemical giant Sasol says three of its waste incinerators were closed because it struggled to interpret some compliance requirements.
South African petrochemicals group Sasol said on Friday it will reverse a provision of 1.3 billion rand ($91 million) after a previous unfavourable ruling over a tax dispute with the revenue service was overturned on appeal.