Tag Archives: Environment Agency

Viridor incinerator under investigation by Environment Agency

The Environment Agency has confirmed it is investigating last month’s fire at the Viridor incinerator site at Beddington Lane, following complaints from local air quality campaigners, as first reported by Inside Croydon. But such scrutiny has not stopped Viridor’s lies and … Continue reading

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Call for Viridor prosecution over health risks from toxic fire

The Environment Agency has been asked to consider bringing a prosecution of Viridor over the fire at their incinerator on Beddington Lane last month, as there is mounting evidence to suggest that toxic fumes were released into the atmosphere during … Continue reading

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Video: How LibDem changed his “mind” on incinerator

Our thanks to Dave Pettener, of the Stop the Incinerator Campaign, for his latest piece of digital craftwork. Taking the audio feed from the Sutton Council planning meeting in the summer when key councillors went back on their previous positions … Continue reading

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Flawed inspection regime highlights health risks of incinerators

Four years ago, Simon Hoar, a cabinet member in the Conservative group that controls the Town Hall, was distributing leaflets in Waddon ward offering a solemn promise that he and his colleagues, if re-elected to the council, would stop the … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 council elections, Clare Hilley, Environment, Health, Simon Hoar, Sutton Council, Tony Harris, Waddon, Waste incinerator | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Incinerator campaigners to take battle to judicial review

Environment campaigners in south London want to use a judicial review to challenge the decision to allow Viridor and Sutton Council to build a waste incinerator on Metropolitan Open Land at Beddington Lane. The decision was announced on Wednesday by … Continue reading

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Environment Agency has failed London on incinerator permit

With a decision still awaited from the Mayor of London on Viridor’s plans to build a waste-burning incinerator at Beddington Lane, MICHAEL RYAN suggests that the scheme relies on a lack of due diligence by government agencies over the real … Continue reading

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Greens call for Croydon residents to act now on incinerator

The local Green party is calling on Croydon and Sutton residents to ensure that they take part in the consultation process for the Beddington Lane incinerator, with the deadline for objections to be submitted next Tuesday, September 18.

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