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Greytown residents up in arms OVER DUMP SITE SMELL

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Residents want the municipality to stop burning refuse at the dump site. photo: ANDILE SITHOLE
Residents want the municipality to stop burning refuse at the dump site. photo: ANDILE SITHOLE

BUSINESS owners and residents in Greytown are fed up with a nauseating smell emanating from a local dump site near Dr Gordon Street and the smoke is affecting residents’ health.

The stench of burnt unknown chemicals and other waste materials has left many homeowners in the area complaining with severe burning eyes, breathing problems and choking throats.

The thick, strong smelling smoke continues to engulf Nhlalakahle Township and other parts of Greytown as municipal workers continue to dump more refuse at the site. It’s alleged that after dumping waste materials, municipal workers burn the refuse.

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