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FAHB Update: Renewal of Oceana’s Atmospheric Emissions Licence

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On Friday 28 July 2017, the Sentinel announced that the Oceana fishmeal factory is reapplying for its Atmospheric Emissions Licence (AEL), the main licence that it has to operate. As part of this renewal, a public participation process has been initiated where all interested people can submit their comments on whether or not they think the AEL should be renewed. The …

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FAHB Update: May-June 2017

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As the winter months begin, activities at Oceana’s fishmeal factory typically slow down because the wet weather makes it difficult to fish. While we may experience less odour pollution, it is still important to keep pressure on the City and to continue with the activities that support our objective. Here are some important updates for May-June 2017. 1. City denies …

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FAHB Update: March-April 2017

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There has been a lot of activity over the past month, both at the factory and from the community, and we would like to thank everyone for their continued support. We have more than 600 registered members on the Fresh Air for Hout Bay (FAHB) website and we are continuously growing support. Here are some important updates from over the …

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FAHB Update – February/March 2017

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The Oceana fishmeal factory continued production intermittently throughout February and into early March 2017 and residents submitted dozens of complaints to the City of Cape Town and Oceana. Please remember, the reason we continue to register complaints is to document the regularity and extent to which people are impacted. Another article was also published in the Sentinel newspaper. Thank you …

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FAHB: January 2017 Update

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  The Oceana fishmeal factory started production on 20 January 2017 and residents of Hout Bay have been subjected to the terrible and unconstitutional odour pollution for the past two weeks. Fresh Air for Hout Bay (FAHB) remains committed to finding a solution to this situation and over the past six months a lot has been going on. We will …