Tag Archives: Incineration

£2.50 per person – the price Viridor puts on your health

Local environmental campaigners claim that local councils, including Croydon, have handed a £1 billion contract to Viridor to run a controversial waste incinerator all in return for no more than £2.50 per person in the local area in “mitigation”. The … Continue reading

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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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Beddington incinerator is a burning issue for Surrey

TERRY GARDENER doesn’t live in Croydon, but across the southern boundary in Surrey. He still realises that the smoke and particulates from an incinerator built in Sutton could harm the health of his family and his neighbours. Here, he sends … Continue reading

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Selling himself cheap: Councillor Hoar’s a wanted man

This was spotted by our loyal reader in North End yesterday, at the Green Fair… Clearly, Councillor Simon “I’m cheap, but I’m not free” Hoar’s reputation is sinking lower than ever.

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Sutton Council looking to run energy company with Viridor

Sutton Council has been trying to register a commercial company that would manage the energy produced by the Beddington Lane incinerator – even before the proposals from Viridor have received planning permission from … Sutton Council. The decision on the … Continue reading

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“We will reject having the incinerator imposed upon us”

TONY NEWMAN, the leader of the Labour opposition group on Croydon Council, says that he will use every legal power available to stop a £1 billion Viridor incinerator project being developed on the borders of the borough at Beddington Lane … Continue reading

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£1bn incinerator “replay” meeting hurriedly set-up for May 15

Sutton Council’s anxiety to push through proposals to build a waste incinerator in the midst of a highly populated residential area in Beddington Lane was demonstrated today with the announcement that a further development control committee meeting will be staged … Continue reading

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