April, 2012

April 30th, 2012GeneralKLWIN 1 Comments

Norfolk County Council has long argued the incinerator will help ‘avoid’ emissions of CO2.  They’ve claimed ‘savings’ of 70,000 tonnes/year compared to landfill.  This has always been difficult to believe, since combusting waste releases CO2 to the atmosphere.  At long last we’ve been able to check County’s claims, and like so many of their statements [...]

April 30th, 2012GeneralKLWIN 1 Comments

  County Hall’s actions over the last two years show the lengths it will go to, to impose mass burn incineration upon an unwilling host community. Fortunately, County Hall isn’t in control of the situation, since an award of planning permission can be challenged in the courts, or be taken out of its hands altogether [...]

April 22nd, 2012GeneralKLWIN 3 Comments

The debate has been raging for 2 years, and both Councillor Bill Borrett and Derrick Murphy have had numerous opportunities to put their arguments forward on Radio Norfolk.  Residents were allowed to call in, but it was beginning to look as if the campaign would never see its representatives in the studio for an equally [...]

April 22nd, 2012GeneralKLWIN 3 Comments

Without the £91 million of central government funding we know the incinerator cannot proceed.  The decision of West Norfolk Borough Council to seek a Judicial Review, to quash Caroline Spelman’s decision to release this money is well known; and just one of the reasons why this project is nationally controversial.   But did you know [...]

April 22nd, 2012GeneralKLWIN 2 Comments

The Environment Agency has made a provisional decision to award an Environmental Permit to the mass burn EfW incinerator. A round of public consultation has now commenced, and is likely to end on 16th May. An event is being held at South Lynn Community Centre, St Michael’s Rd, Monday 23rd April, from 3.30pm – 8.30pm. [...]