Local celebs cricketer Mike Whitney and football great Russell Fairfax join the growing community concern about the Suez and Opal plan to build a waste incinerator just 130 metres from people’s homes. In this mini documentary we explore how the incinerator will affect the health, environment and amenity of not just Matraville, but greater Sydney.
Randwick Mayor Danny Said, State Member for Maroubra Michael Daley and Federal Member for Kingsford-Smith Matt Thistlethwaite talk about why they’re opposing the plan for a Matraville incinerator. If all three levels of local representation oppose the Matraville Incinerator, there has to be something seriously wrong with the proposal.
Mike and Amanda Pollak’s home is located just a few hundred metres from the Opal Paper Mill where Opal and Suez are proposing to build an incinerator to burn rubbish to power the mill. They talk in this video about their concerns for their family and others in the area.
You’d think reason 1 – risk to human health would be enough. But in case authorities need more reasons, here are 10 in reasons to say no the Matraville Incinerator 1. Risk to human health Incineration produces toxic pollutants like dioxins that can accumulate in people, the food chain and environment. Overseas, dioxins have beenContinue reading “10 reasons to say no to the Matraville incinerator”
Facebook post by Randwick Mayor Danny Said20 November 2020 For those old enough to remember, raw sewage into Malabar, New South Wales, Australia, black soot from Bunnerong Powerhouse or ICI producing a Cocktail of hazardous chemicals poisoning our groundwater system, rubbish dumps full of asbestos along the coastline!! Well for those who do, I’m sureContinue reading “Community rallies against incinerator”
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South Coast Independent MP Justin Field is a Member of the Legislative Council in the NSW Parliament and he recently introduced a bill to seek to prohibit the construction of waste incinerators in urban areas.
How is NSW to deal with the ever-increasing quantities of plastics and other materials separated from municipal waste streams that was previously exported to other countries – particularly given the scarcity and high cost of land fill?
Here is a summary of the phone conversation with Matt Kean’s office on Wednesday 29 April 2020. The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) was also present at the meeting. Issues associated with the proposed use of HT incineration in the Greater Sydney area as well as Orora’s proposal for their Matraville mill were discussed. Dear ResidentsContinue reading “Meeting with Matt Kean’s Office and NSW EPA”