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Removal of the PFI credits has not caused the Allerton incinerator project to be cancelled. As a result NYWAG and other opposition groups are mounting a Judicial Review of the planning process to try and get the planning decision quashed.
Ealier Good News – On 11 September 2012 Harrogate Borough Council Planning Committee sent NYCC a powerful message that they should start listening to the residents of North Yorkshire. They unanimously reaffirmed their total opposition to the scheme following new submissions by Amey Cespa and groups like Nywag who oppose the scheme.
Good News – On 7th March 2012 Harrogate Borough Council approved unanimously a resolution to condemn the Amey Cespa proposal and asking for it to be called in for a public inquiry
Two reports have been commissioned from Eunomia by the Parish Councils Group. Eunomia are a highly respected group of consultants who have advised around 120 waste collection authorities across the UK. They have concluded, among many other things, that
The proposed AWRP will not enable NYCC to achieve the current Government’s requirement for 50% recycling by 2020
In terms of climate change, the AWRP solution performs at least as badly as landfill (the ‘do nothing’ option), and far worse than both a MBT ‘Dual Fuel’ solution and a MBT ‘biostabilisation’ solution
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NYWAG are a group of concerned residents. We represent over 10,000 people across the whole of North Yorkshire, who are opposed to incineration as a waste solution anywhere in the UK with a focus on the planned construction of an incinerator site at Allerton Park Quarry, between Harrogate and York.