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The writing is on the wall for coal-fired stations in South...

The North Gauteng High Court has declared that the environmental approval for the planned Khanyisa coal-fired power station has expired. This effectively puts the proposed coal plant to a halt and also has repercussions for any and all planned coal-fired stations.
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New coal mine planned for Mpumalanga halted for the moment

The Pretoria High Court has issued an interdict preventing coal mining company Uthaka Energy from starting mining and related activities in a Strategic Water Source area.
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Eskom faces criminal charges over air pollution at Kendal Power Station

Minister of environment, forestry and fisheries in South Africa to prosecute Eskom over Kendal Power station air pollution
NOx abatement solution for 12 boilers at a large industrial petrochemical plant. Source Babcock

Babcock receives energy project award for NOx abatement solution

Final performance tests conducted in Q1 2019, indicated that NOx production was reduced to significantly lower than local environmental requirements.
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AfDB approves Medupi monitoring report’s recommendations

The AfDB has approved the fourth monitoring report of the Independent Review Mechanism on Medupi Power Plant's updated Management Action Plan.Mechanism on the implementation of the Updated Management Action Plan for Medupi Power Project.
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Ed’s Note: Air pollution puts you at risk, likewise lack of...

It’s in your best interests to reduce air pollution, which is the 2019 World Environment Day theme, but do you have any control over how this is managed?
G20 countries: Stimulus packages support legacy energy systems

Environmentalists contest the amendment of air pollution standards in court

Environmental justice group, groundWork, is challenging the amendment of air pollution standards through a court application.
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ESI Insights: editor’s news wrap-up

What do a solar-powered micro-grid with battery storage, a CSP research project, and the world’s number one nitrogen dioxide air pollution hotspot have in common?

SA companies gets reprieve from new air pollution law

South African Environmental Affairs Minister, Edna Molewa, announced on Tuesday that several local firms have been awarded a reprieve for complying with the minimum...

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