The flying activist

The flying activist

Fêted aerial and underwater photographer Jean Tresfon trains his focus on the City of Cape Town’s contamination of its coastal waters Flying over Cape Town in his light aircraft in 2014, marine conservation photographer Jean Tresfon noticed distinct “plumes” of strange-coloured water drifting off some of Cape Town’s favourite beaches. Long plumes of sewage stretched across the blue sea water, having entered the ocean off Camps Bay, Hout Bay and Green Point via underwater pipes called outfalls.

“I guess I’ve always known about the outfalls. I know we pump sewage into the sea,” Tresfon told Noseweek. “But, like everyone else, I always assumed it was treated first and that it was safe going into the sea.”

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Submitted by : Mike Turner on 2020-04-02 13:12:47
The DA - particularly in Cape Town - seems to excel at covering themselves with as much shit as possible...
Submitted by : Clive Varejes of GALLO MANOR on 2020-04-02 10:12:49
In such a case of patent and deliberate "not giving a flying f#ck)" about the environment, regulations, health restrictions or the population of Cape Town and the environs, is it not possible to hold not only the Cape Town council but all those involved in the situation personally liable?
Surely this is a case of dangerous and reckless endangerment?
Perhaps a court case making them responsible for the costs of the clean up would focus their minds.


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