January, 2011

January 19th, 2011GeneralKLWIN 0 Comments

“Joy at victory in battle to halt incinerator plans as councils end WRG contract. TIRELESS campaigners are celebrating after succeeding in a five-year battle to have plans for an incinerator scrapped. Hull City and East Riding councils have come to an agreement with Waste Recycling Group (WRG) to terminate the contract between them in 2013 [...]

January 17th, 2011GeneralKLWIN 0 Comments

“Local health and environmental officials are pressing Attorney General Martha Coakley to release details of a secret investigation of Wheelabrator Saugus, the municipal waste incinerator that burns trash from 15 area cities and towns. Members of the Saugus Board of Health sent a letter to Coakley last week asking her to release information about alleged [...]

January 14th, 2011GeneralKLWIN 0 Comments

A referendum has now been agreed for the waste incinerator and ballot papers will be sent out on the 14 February, so we will be stepping-up our campaign in the weeks beforehand. As the referendum will be covering all of West Norfolk, it is critical that we all start taking steps to mobilise support throughout [...]

January 4th, 2011GeneralKLWIN 0 Comments

“Attorney General Martha Coakley is investigating Wheelabrator Saugus, the waste incinerator responsible for burning trash from 15 North Shore cities and towns, for alleged environmental violations including the discharge of hazardous chemicals into the air and water, according to several people who said they were interviewed by state officials. The state investigation was spurred by [...]