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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. [...]

March 30th, 2012GeneralKLWIN 3 Comments

This Thursday (29th March) the County Council’s Planning Committee finally visited the site of the proposed mass burn EfW incinerator. A coach collected Councillors from County Hall, took them on a carefully selected route, and then delivered them to a pub for lunch. You might think the tour should have familiarised them with the site [...]

High Court King’s Lynn Incinerator Decision
December 20th, 2011GeneralKLWIN 0 Comments

Normally legal challenges to incinerators are restricted to the planning stage. In Norfolk’s case the County Council’s conduct over procurement was so bad it presented an additional opportunity for challenge. A Judicial Review of procurement was always going to be a high risk because the necessary burden of proof was so exceptionally high. Evidence showed [...]

December 9th, 2011FeaturedKLWIN 1 Comments

To qualify for a £169m grant Norfolk County Council are required to demonstrate a broad consensus supporting their incinerator strategy. A leaked document revealed the developer and Norfolk County Council both expected to lose the official ballot well before it took place. This is the real reason they chose not to participate despite having prepared [...]

November 7th, 2011GeneralKLWIN 0 Comments

Mark Allen, Assistant Director of Environment and Waste at Norfolk County Council, was interviewed live on Thursday 4 November, by BBC Radio Norfolk presenter Nick Conrad. Mr Allen was caught out making deliberately misleading statements by the presenter. You can read here the transcript from the show: Nick Conrad: “I’ve been on the website, people [...]

August 26th, 2011GeneralKLWIN 2 Comments

A record 2,592 responses were received to the planning application from Cory Wheelabrator to build an ‘energy from waste’ plant at Saddlebow, near King’s Lynn. Of those 2,524 (97.4pc) objected to the incinerator and 27 (1pc) supported it. A further 41 (1.6pc) responses were classed as comments – some from statutory bodies such NHS Norfolk [...]

August 21st, 2011GeneralKLWIN 0 Comments

Please visit the the ‘What you can do?’ section of the website to see how you can help with the campaign. We also have a petition which we would like you to sign.

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