Nuclear liability ‘woefully low’: Greenpeace

Energy Minister, Tina Joemat-Petterson is set to face court action at the hands of environmental awareness group, Greenpeace, who on Monday filed a case at the Pretoria High Court in a bid to halt the country’s proposed nuclear expansion project. The NGO wants the minister to adhere to sections 29[…]

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Greenpeace takes Joemat-Pettersson to court

Greenpeace has filed papers in the High Court in Pretoria to try and compel Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson to update the country’s nuclear liability regulations, it said on Friday. The fact that the South African government was pushing ahead with controversial plans for new nuclear investment meant the country’s liability[…]

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Greenpeace boss wants answers on spy claims

Greenpeace executive director Kumi Naidoo wants to know if the South African government has been spying on him. He told reporters at Constitution Hill in Johannesburg on Thursday that he had written to Intelligence Minister David Mahlobo to get clarity on the matter. He hoped Mahlobo would tell him this[…]

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Greenpeace monitors clean up operation

Greenpeace is monitoring the clean up operation of areas affected by a major diesel spillage in Durban, the environmental advocacy group said on Thursday. “Greenpeace Africa is monitoring the situation with expectations of an efficient and speedy clean up of the affected areas,” spokeswoman Mbong Akiy said in a statement.[…]

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