Elma Pollard - Legal action over hydrogen sulfide pollution in Joburg

The Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, and the National Air Quality Officer (NAQO), are being taken to court for granting steelmaker Arcelor Mittal South Africa (AMSA) permission to continue polluting the Vaal Triangle and surrounding areas with excessive amounts of Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S).
23 Aug 2023 English South Africa Religion & Spirituality · Christianity

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