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Latest PAIA Requests for Environmental Records

Request to Eskom for access to emissions related data (21 February 2019)

27 May 2019

The following records were requested:

  1. All monthly emission reports for all of Eskom’s coal-fired power stations from January 2018 to the date of Eskom’s response to this request;
  2.  All annual emission reports for all of Eskom’s coal-fired power stations from January 2017 to the date of Eskom’s response to this request;
  3.  All records and information regarding the decision-making timelines and mechanisms resolved by the Eskom board to achieve compliance with the AELs and the MES;
  4. All records and reports from Eskom’s ambient air quality monitoring stations compiled from January 2018 to the date of Eskom’s response to this request; and
  5.  Decommissioning plans and budget for Hendrina, Grootvlei, Camden, Arnot, Komati and Kriel coal-fired power stations.

The requested records were partially received and are available from the CER on request.

Requestee:
Eskom
Reference Number:
CER-2019-ESK-0001 (MERs)
Status:
Records received

For further information please email ati@cer.org.za.

Section 24 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996

Everyone has the right to an environment that is not harmful to their health or well-being; and to have the environment protected, for the benefit of present and future generations, through reasonable legislative and other measures that prevent pollution and ecological degradation; promote conservation; and secure ecologically sustainable development and use of natural resources while promoting justifiable economic and social development.

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