CAW Durham Regional Environment Council

Your Voice, The Power to Change

CAW Durham Regional Environment Council RSS Feed
 
 
 
 

Archive for Anti-Incineration

Keep up the fight, say Clarington incinerator foes

March 04, 2010
By Keith Gilligan

CLARINGTON — Opponents of an incinerator in Clarington say they need to keep the pressure on senior levels of government as the fight isn’t over.
“The good news is it’s not a done deal, but we all have to move quick because it’s five minutes to midnight,” said long-time incinerator opponent Linda [...]

Dr. Connett’s UN Presentation

Click Here for the Presentation

Dear Zero Wasters,

Every so often we get a bit of luck and I think we got some today.

A few months ago I was invited to give a talk on Zero Waste at the UN. I didn’t get my hopes up because I didn’t know what the scope of [...]

Durham Incinerator - EA first round public comment deadline Friday Sept 25th, 2009‏

http://zerowaste4zeroburning.ca/
Durham Incinerator - EA first round public comment deadline Friday Sept
25th, 2009.
On June 24th, Durham Region councillors voted 16-12 to submit the
Environmental Assessment study to the Ontario ministry of the environment
for approval of the proposed waste incinerator planned for Courtice.
The deadline for the first round of comments is this Friday, September
25th. We urge all concerned [...]

Here is a copy of the latest proof of evidence that was presented at the Ringaskiddy Public Inquiry in Ireland.

Report
Dear All,
Here is a copy of the latest proof of evidence that was presented at the Ringaskiddy Public Inquiry in Ireland. It contains some of the latest information on the toxicology of particles. Alan Watson was most helpful in collaborating in its preparation. Please feel free to use it.
Best wishes
Vyvyan
Professor C. Vyvyan Howard.  MB. ChB. [...]

Anti Incineration Emergency Resolution

CLC Resolution
Local 1520 Emergency Resolution
Kids Poster
Handout Front
Handout Back

Anti-Incineration Important Notice !

Please circulate this e-mail.
As you are already aware, we here in the Durham/York Region are into the fight of our lives. This is regarding the proposed $237,000,000 incinerator to residual waste. This issue is paramount to Labour, we know that the example of the stabilized landfill in Halifax produced 1200 hundred jobs on the front [...]

Incinerator News !

Standing room only at Newcastle anti-incineration meeting
NEWCASTLE — Durham is fast moving toward an “out-of-date, 20th-century solution to a 21st-century problem” as it presses forward with its proposed incinerator, says a member of the group which fought against an energy-from-waste facility proposed for but never built in Halton.
Read More
Group protests change in Clarington incinerator stance
CLARINGTON [...]

Extended Producer Responsibility

Extended Producer Responsibility, or EPR, is the principle that producers of products are responsible for the environmental pacts of their products throughout the products life cycle.
Read More by downloading either :
Power Point Presentation (10mb)
Adobe PDF Version (5 mb)

Stand Up & Say No To Incineration Before It’s Too Late!

As seen on Facebook !
Here is an opportunity for you to show that Durham residents want a real sustainable solution to waste management, not a heavily subsidized pollution factory that will make money for the private sector and burden us with additional taxes and health risks for the next 30 years.
The Site Liaison Committee is [...]

May 20th Rally Against the Durham York Incinerator Project - JOIN US

Brothers and Sisters,

We stand on the verge of yet another disaster for Durham region. As you know the Durham York Incinerator Project is closing in on one of the most crucial votes yet. So far the Region has been nearly oblivious to our pleas not to mention the outcry by of our fellow labour [...]