York Residents Against Incineration

The Council Executives in both York and North Yorkshire today backed rubberstamped the plans for the Allerton incinerator. There was no debate on the matter in the York executive (which is usual), though there were objections raised at the North Yorkshire County Council Executive. All eyes are on the Full Council meetings when the plans […]

YRAIN write to all Councillors

November 29th, 2010

YRAIN has written to all Councillors ahead of next week’s decision on the incinerator scheme. Our letter is below, with full references. See also our response to the Councils’ consultation. Dear Councillor, Next week you will be asked to vote on the plans for a major waste facility, designed by AmeyCespa and financed under the […]

Plans for an incinerator near Derby have been thrown out by a planning inspector at a public hearing. The application for the gasification incinerator at Sinfin Lane, Derby had been rejected by Derby City Council back in December 2009 (see news story), on the grounds of health and traffic impacts. The incinerator would have burnt […]

YRAIN has sent a written response to the Councils’ official consultation on the PFI incinerator. In it, we warn that planning to burn our waste for the next 25 years will lose jobs for the region. A strategy based on high recycling will create more wealth and jobs. A strategy based on higher levels of […]

A delegation including campaigners from the North Yorkshire Waste Action Group will present the accumulated petitions from NYWAG and YRAIN to No. 10 Downing Street next week. The MPs for Selby and Harrogate, Nigel Adams and Andrew Jones, have arranged the meeting. The combined total of signatures is expected to be almost 6,000. As well […]

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