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Centre for Environmental Rights - Advancing Environmental Rights in South Africa

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Pollution & Climate Change

Litigation

Challenges of decisions in relation to coal-fired independent power producers (IPPs)

Challenges of proposed coal infrastructure projects

Litigation in relation to the Air Pollution and the Minimum Emission Standards

Amicus application to highlight the constitutional obligations of local government

Challenges of decisions by district municipalities to grant atmospheric emission licences for Eskom coal-fired power stations

Contact Us

  • Cape Town

    Second Floor, Springtime Studios, 1 Scott Road, Observatory, 7925 - View Map
  • Johannesburg

    Ninth Floor, Southpoint Corner, 87 De Korte Street, Braamfontein, 2001 - View Map

Section 24of 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.

Report a Violation

0800 205 005

Contact the National Environmental Crimes & Incidents Hotline (24 hours) or one of the national and provincial hotlines.