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South Africa: 9 million kilolitres of water wasted

South Africa’s dwindling supplies of clean water are steadily going down the drain because of poor policing, theft, pollution, neglect and wasteful use.

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Wastewater CEO Sent to Prison

An owner and operator of wastewater treatment facilities has been sentenced in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana to 21 months in prison and a $310,000 criminal fine for violating the Clean Water Act. Jeffrey Pruett, the CEO of LWC Management Company, Inc. and principal of Louisiana Land & Water Company […]

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Environmental Assessment Practitioners Association of South Africa Launched

The Environmental Assessment Practitioners Association of South Africa (Eapasa) was launched on Thursday. Eapasa aims to advance the quality of environmental assessment practice in South Africa by establishing, promoting and maintaining registration of environmental assessment practitioners. The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) reported that government and the Eapasa would commit themselves to putting in place […]

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Eskom and Neotel found guilty of environmental noncompliance

The Environmental Management Inspectorate (EMI), known as the Green Scorpions, found that Eskom and Neotel were guilty of non-compliance at certain of their projects in Limpopo, as the EMI continued its national environmental law compliance inspections.

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Observe Noise Law, Warns Nema

Nairobi — Beware those who shout loudest on New Year. The national environment agency has launched a 48-hour campaign to monitor noise levels as Kenyans prepare to celebrate the New Year. A National Environment Management Authority official, Mr Wachira Bore, said the campaign was meant to make business owners and churches aware of the risks […]

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