Affidavit to formally register the impact of the smell with the CoCT

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To emphasise the negative impact of the smell from the Oceana fish factory, we are asking all of you to complete this affidavit which formally records your complaint and the air pollution nuisance you experience. This can be completed for any duration and it is important to record as much information as possible. Once you have completed the affidavit, please …

Dealing with the smell: formal submission to Sub-Council

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Over the past 12 months, FAHB has been engaging with the City of Cape Town and Oceana to better understand some of the issues surrounding the noxious smell and we have found a number of challenges and inconsistencies throughout this process. We have formally submitted a document to be raised at the next sub-council meeting which includes: Registering the smell as …

Comment on the Draft Air Quality Management By-Law 2015

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The City of Cape Town is amending the Air Quality Management By-Law 2015 and we have a unique opportunity to comment on this, in relation to the fish factory and the validity of the Atmospheric Emissions License that they currently hold. We are going to formally submit comments to this document and we would like to hear your opinions. Please …

Request for Community Engineers

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FAHB is doing some investigation into the technology currently being used at the fish factory to determine if it is, as Oceana claims, the best that is available. Oceana have agreed to meet with a community group of engineers to detail all equipment and process being used. From there, we will be able to determine what our options are moving …

Moving Forward

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After the meeting with Oceana, FAHB has determined a number a steps that we are undertaking as a way forward. Here’s what’s happening: 1. Establishing a community engineering group to engage with Oceana and Bioconservation to investigate technological opportunities. If you would like to be part of this group please email Helen Hays: hhays58@gmail.com 2. Broaden support through engaging with …

Update to Oceana Meeting 15th August 2014

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The first ‘community forum’ meeting was held between Oceana and the Hout Bay Residents and Ratepayers Association (HBRRA) / Fresh Air Hout Bay (FAHB) on 15 August 2015, at the Oceana offices in Cape Town. In attendance were three FAHB representatives and various senior representatives from Oceana, including Mr Kuttell (CEO), Mr Harrison (MD Lucky Star), lawyers from the Environmental …

Oceana Meeting 15th August 2014

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We are meeting with Oceana on 15 Aug to discuss the concerns from the community and start discussions for a way forward. We have developed a formal set of questions that will be asked and you can view these here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/1u8uroll2g01w0q/HBRRA_APP_Request%20for%20Information_Oceana_August%202014.pdf Please let us know if you have any feedback. A full overview of the meeting will be provided after …