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2 September 2020
A plan to build a giant new waste incinerator in Edmonton Green would produce health-threatening air pollution across north London and Essex. The current incinerator is coming to the end of its life
27 June 2018
One resident said: "I can't understand how a Labour council can even consider allowing a company to build this type of plant only hundreds of metres from people's homes!"
17 May 2017
Letters to the Socialist's editors including property fat cats, a foodbank poem, election mail and an Aire Valley incinerator.
29 March 2017
If this site is built we can expect a 180-foot-tall stack and toxic smoke covering the district. Around 60 wagons a day are expected to add to the pollution
4 August 2010
Nearly 100 local residents and campaigners turned out at the end of July to lobby the Environment Agency (EA) against granting environmental permission to waste management company Viridor's proposed Cardiff incinerator, writes Edmund Schluessel.
6 January 2010
DEVON COUNTY council has quietly shelved plans for a waste incinerator in Barnstaple, North Devon, writes Jim Lowe, Chair, Devon Residents Against Incinerators and North Devon Socialist Party.
22 July 2009
DEVON RESIDENTS against Incinerators (Drain) recently held a stall in the local shopping centre to build popular opposition to the scheme to build a waste incinerator on a flood plain in the middle of Barnstaple, writes Jim Lowe, North Devon Socialist Party and chair, Drain.
25 February 2009
Campaign launched: LOCAL RESIDENTS met on 16 February to discuss forming a campaign group to oppose the building of a waste incinerator in north Devon, writes Jim Lowe, North Devon Socialist Party.
21 January 2009
Walthamstow's Residents Against Pollution campaign group had something to celebrate at the end of 2008, writes Paula Mitchell.
7 January 2009
IN CONJUNCTION with Devon County Council, North Devon Council has approved in principle the plan to build a rubbish incinerator as part of the redevelopment of a stretch of land by the river Taw in Barnstaple, writes Jim Lowe, North Devon Socialist Party.
8 October 2008
Residents against Pollution made a noisy and eye-catching protest outside the Waltham Forest council cabinet meeting in east London last week, writes Paula Mitchell, Waltham Forest Socialist Party.
24 September 2008
ON TUESDAY 30 September, Residents Against Pollution (RAP) are holding a protest outside Waltham Forest town hall against incinerators and other polluting waste facilities being built around Lea Valley, north east London, near to working-class residents...
4 March 2008
A FANTASTIC first meeting was held by 'Residents Against Pollution' (RAP) in Walthamstow, north-east London on 27 February, writes Paula Mitchell, Walthamstow
6 February 2008
Seven boroughs are proposing a new plan for rubbish disposal in north London. Different sites are being looked at to build new waste facilities... By Paula Mitchell
22 May 2004
Rugby: CAMPAIGNERS AGAINST plans for Rugby's cement works to be turned into a tyre-burning and hazardous waste incinerator have organised a protest march on 23 May...
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