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Portland, Dorset, UK

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Any amount you can donate to help us will be much welcomed as we continue to fight for the communities of Portland, Wyke, Weymouth, Osmington and beyond, to stop this proposal to build a huge waste incinerator plant on the north-east coast of the iconic Isle of Portland.

The proposed plant is so large it will have to import waste from far beyond Dorset for it's lifetime of 30 years. It will emit totally unacceptable amounts of Greenhouse Gases and pollutants whilst generating an additional 80 lorry journeys a day through our streets and consume 56,000,000 litres of clean water every year. The 15MW electricity it would generate could be provided by ONE WIND TURBINE connected via the National Grid, at 1/16 th of the build cost and no ongoing emissions !!

The South West already has surplus capacity in waste incineration and a new plant is finishing construction in Bridgwater. Government Waste data 2019 records all Dorset Landfill is small quantities of inert rubble. Dorset is a County leader for recycling, which all gets remade into new products. Wales has stopped all new incinerators from being built.

Please donate as much as you can so that we can commission specialists to help us fight against this proposed Incinerator. Thank you.

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  • Stop Portland Waste Incinerator14 days ago
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    Stop Portland Waste Incinerator

    14 days ago

    We have been advised that the Incinerator will NOT be placed on the Agenda for the Dorset Strategic Planning Committee meeting on 22nd November 2021. We will keep you posted with news. There are two possible outcomes, an APPROVAL or a REFUSAL. If it is refused Powerfuel are expected to appeal and we will need expert representation. If it is approved we will want to take the matter to the High Court. So either way, regrettably, we need to have funds in place ready to carry on the battle. Therefore further donations are essential. Thank you.

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Page last updated on: 11/29/2021 18.16

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509

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Nov 29, 2021

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Nov 20, 2021

    £20.00

  • Rod Vickery

    Rod Vickery

    Nov 15, 2021

    £50.00

  • John Smith

    John Smith

    Nov 6, 2021

    £20.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Nov 1, 2021

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Oct 27, 2021

    £30.00

  • Linda Reynolds

    Linda Reynolds

    Oct 22, 2021

    I suffer from asthma been in hospital twice with pueumonia. Retired here few years ago from Heathrow Airport area for cleaner air and health. No extra traffic and burning for our area & planet

    £30.00

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