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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 [...]

December 8th, 2010GeneralKLWIN 0 Comments

At Grimston Village Hall last Wednesday, Joel Hull of Norfolk County Council gave his case for incineration, followed by Richard Burton, independent environmental consultant, who gave the case against. Bill Boyd, a manager of Roydon Common Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) explained how emissions will damage this rare habitat, destroying sensitive ecosystems. Following the [...]

December 3rd, 2010GeneralKLWIN 0 Comments

Lynn News comes strongly out against incineration, followed with a free anti-incineration poster the following week.

November 16th, 2010GeneralKLWIN 0 Comments

The Lynn News has today run the following article: “Think Again – MP Henry Bellingham joins the chorus of opposition to the county’s incinerator plan.” “Halt incinerator and look at other options, says MP.” In an interview with the Lynn News, Henry Bellingham MP was quoted as saying, “Norfolk County Council cannot say categorically that [...]

November 5th, 2010GeneralKLWIN 0 Comments

Henry Bellingham, MP for North West Norfolk, has made the following statement with regards NCC’s proposed waste incinerator, “I think the county council should go back to the drawing board and look at alternatives, particularly recycling.” He goes on to say, “Quite frankly Norfolk’s ambitions for recycling are pathetic.” (taken from the EDP’s article on [...]

November 3rd, 2010GeneralKLWIN 0 Comments

Radio Norfolk are holding a phone-in about the waste incinerator on Thursday 4 November. Please tune-in to the Nick Conrad programme at 9.00am. BBC Radio Norfolk is available on 95.1, 95.6 and 104.4 FM, but it can also be heard on 855 and 873 MW and on DAB around the east of the county. It [...]

October 29th, 2010GeneralKLWIN 0 Comments

NCC has released a press release stating the preferred bidder for the King’s Lynn incinerator is likely to be Cory Wheelabrator. This will be put before Committee on 2 November and finalised by Cabinet on 8 November. The capacity of the incinerator is far in excess of that originally being claimed by Norfolk County Council [...]

October 25th, 2010GeneralKLWIN 0 Comments

It is being claimed that the incinerator is going to be paid for by a grant for £169 million. THIS IS NOT TRUE. The incinerator is being paid for by a loan which we, Norfolk taxpayers, will have to pay for. Under the Freedom of Information Act, Norfolk County Council were asked to provide details [...]

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