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Environmental non-compliances reported by affected communities, the media, & NGOs

In a report published by the non-profit Bench Marks Foundation Community Monitoring Project, it was reported that individuals nearby Tongaat Hulett’s Germiston operation had complained of bad smells being emitted into the air by the Germiston Mill, and also that these smells gave people headaches.1 A 2013 sub-council meeting in Cape Town2 and an online report also deal with odour emissions from a Tongaat Hulett factory in Bellville, Cape Town.3