Eskom has been accused by Earthlife Africa of failing to comply with the terms laid down by the World Bank when it loaned the utility money to construct the Medupi power station. The accusation centres around Eskom’s delay in installing flue gas desulfurisation (FGD) equipment at the Medupi power station. The organisation claims that because the utility company has applied for exemption from South African air quality regulations, Medupi will spew dangerous particulates into the atmosphere… (more)