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North Yorkshire County Council ‘must not decide incinerator application’ – Residents want independent planning inquiry
Residents of North Yorkshire have demanded that a planning application for a waste incinerator at Allerton Park submitted on the 1st of September should be determined at a public inquiry. The £1.4bn project is a 25 year contract to dispose … Continue reading
These people voted against the incinerator Barrett Philip South Craven Independent Batt John Knaresborough Conservative Blackie John Upper Dales Independent Chatt William Woodlands Independent Clark John Pickering Liberal De Courcey – Bailey Margaret Harrogate Starbeck LibDem English Polly Skipton West … Continue reading
The NYWAG (North Yorkshire Waste Action Group) petition which is being handed in to Downing Street today is gathering momentum. Since the petition, which totals over 9,000 signatures from North Yorkshire voters opposed to the £1.2bn NYCC waste incineration plan, … Continue reading
Professor Paul Connett who is the professor of Chemistry at St Lawrence University in New York was interviewed on Radio York recently about the proposed incinerator site at Allerton Park. Listen to the interview here.
NYWAG have released a response to the latest glossy brochure from the marketing machine of AmeyCespa. Read the full response here.
An anti-incineration campaign group is holding a public meeting to look at whether the Council really needs to build a £900 million burner for our waste. The public meeting has been organised by YRAIN (York Residents Against Incineration) – part … Continue reading
The Council has one last chance to protect its high recycling rates and avoid saddling the taxpayers with 25 years of debt, says York Green Party. The Council has walked blindly into a waste incinerator project, but can still do … Continue reading
“NYCC waste plant near Harrogate “double the capacity required”? Hot on the heels of the government’s review of waste policies in England, announced last week, come concerns from UK environmentalists and campaigners about the prospect of over-capacity with the large … Continue reading
Watched by a packed public gallery at the meeting of North Yorkshire County Council in Northallerton on 21 July, a motion by Cllr John Clark (Lib. Pickering), seconded by Cllr John Blackie (Ind. Richmondshire), for a public meeting to discuss … Continue reading
The North Yorkshire county councillor for Ryedale, John Clark, has called on his fellow councillors to agree to a public meeting to discuss North Yorkshire’s Waste Strategy Plan. The plan involves the installation of an incinerator complex at Allerton Quarry … Continue reading