The right to breathe: Landmark legal case a fight for South African children harmed by coal’s deadly air

The ‘Deadly Air’ court application will be heard in the Pretoria High Court on 17 May 2021. NGOs groundWork and Vukani Environmental Movement, represented by the Centre for Environmental Rights, want the government to properly enforce its 2012 plan to improve air quality in Mpumalanga, including through regulations targeting large polluters such as the coal industry.