Eskom faces Kendal shutdown over emissions

ENERGY VOICE | Eskom has been instructed to halt work at a number of units at its Kendal power plant by the South African Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries (DEFF).

The Centre for Environmental Rights (CER) welcomed the decision from Environment Minister Barbara Creecy. While the decision gives Eskom more time to comply with the order, Creecy’s decision “sends an important signal to Eskom that the dangerous health impacts of its emissions are unacceptable,” said groundWork’s community campaigner Thomas Mnnguni.

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