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Silver lining to Dusi pollution calamity?

Durban-Pietermaritzburg river pollution a microcosm of nationwide water pollution control failures First published by GroundUp by Tony Carnie Sometimes, a really bad dose of pollution news can turn out to

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Duzi Disaster: Willowton agrees to community demands

Expert says uMsunduzi River can recover in a year if rehabilitation is done properly The collapse of colossal tanks at Willowton Oil resulted in a spill of 1.6 million litres

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VALLEY LOW: Small-scale farmers worry they will not be compensated for “losses”

Small-scale farmers on the banks of the uMsunduzi River are blaming Pietermaritzburg’s edible oil manufacturer, Willowton Oil, for potential crop failures. They are worried they will not be compensated —

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Colossal collapse

Featured image: Dusi Media Office Revealing photos of the catastrophic industrial spill at the Willowton Oil plant in Pietermaritzburg have surfaced from a source inside the plant responsible for one

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Rush to save KZN’s uMsunduzi river after disastrous toxic spill

The race is on to save the uMsunduzi River in KwaZulu-Natal after a massive, toxic spill of oil and caustic soda from Willowton Oil turned the river into a soapy

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Disaster fund needed to clean Duzi river spill

1,6 million litres of fatty oils and caustic soda poured out of Willowton Oil into the Msundusi River on Tuesday leaving a trail of destruction By Fred Kockott As a