DRAFT NSW CLEAN AIR STRATEGY – CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

After initially abandoning the review of the NSW Clean Air Policy the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is now requesting public comments on what the draft NSW Clean Air Strategy might look like. Currently there are proposals for four incinerators to burn various types of waste in the Sydney Basin which will significantly degradeContinue reading “DRAFT NSW CLEAN AIR STRATEGY – CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS”

Local celebs join campaign to fight incinerator

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.

Local politicians speak out against incinerator plan

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.

10 reasons to say no to the Matraville incinerator

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”

Community rallies against 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”

Impacts of Co-generation Plant Proposed by Orora Limited, Matraville

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?