Category Archives: Sierra Club

* Springfield Mass Revokes Permit for 35 MW Biomass Plant

Another community says NO to a biomass incinerator. The permit was revoked because citizens organized and got accurate information and facts to their elected officials.  Read about the ruling from one of the citizen groups here: Springfield Mass Revokes Permit … Continue reading

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* Green Bay Gasification Incinerator – Environmental, Health, and Economic Issues

The citizens of Green Bay are fighting a proposed pyrolysis gasification incinerator.  Here’s a report from their efforts. Many of these same issues will apply to the ReVenture 10 MW gasification incinerator. Read their concerns below: Environmental, Health, and Economic … Continue reading

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* Notice of Public Meetings and Comment Period on ReVenture

Notice of ReVenture Public Meetings and Comment Period ReVenture Ambel Drive Regional Garbage and Industrial Waste Processing Plant An official public notice has been issued (http://www.glrl.lib.nc.us/lrgs/publicview.htm) for two public meetings for the ReVenture Regional Garbage and Industrial Waste Processing Plant … Continue reading

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* Incinerator Free Mecklenburg – Two Down, One to Go

“It’s now no longer appropriate for the county and ReVenture to be proceeding together.” Bruce Gledhill, Mecklenburg Solid Waste Director It appears very likely that the deal to burn 370,000 tons of Mecklenburg County garbage will soon be trashed. In … Continue reading

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* Tell Senator Hagan: No Taxpayer Dollars for ReVenture to Burn Our Trash

ReVenture has been working for many months with Senator Kay Hagan to get $5.5 million of our tax payer dollars to develop the technology to burn our garbage. That’s $5,500,000 so that they can learn how to do this. Email … Continue reading

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* Trash Incineration: Coming to a City Near You!

The Massachusetts Chapter of the Sierra Club has been fighting garbage and biomass incinerators for many years. Here’s some well researched information from them about the issue and about their efforts to preserve and protect their environment and community health. … Continue reading

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* Physicians for Social Responsibility Warn of Incinerator Health Hazards

Burning garbage, commercial waste and industrial waste from a six county area in an un-proven 1980’s designed gasification incinerator is a health, safety and environmental risk that we don’t want here in Mecklenburg. This is compounded by the fact that … Continue reading

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* ReVenture Not Authorized by BOCC to Deposit Ash in Foxhole Landfill

At the May 16 Foxhole Advisory Council (FAC) meeting, Mecklenburg Solid Waste indicated that that ash from the proposed ReVenture gasification incinerator would be eligible for disposal at the Foxhole Landfill. A review of the April 5th BOCC meeting minutes … Continue reading

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* Community Meeting on ReVenture Incinerator, May 26, 7:30 PM

Read the story and make plans to attend this important Community Meeting! Please mark your calendars and save this important date! Community Meeting – ReVenture Gasification Incinerator Project Thursday, May 26, 2011  7:30 p.m. Cook’s Memorial Presbyterian Church 3413 Mt. … Continue reading

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* ReVenture Conflicts Of Interest Continue On County Waste Board

Once again conflict of interest has occurred during discussions of the ReVenture gasification incinerator and other aspects of the ReVenture Park project. And now they have occurred during ReVenture Foxhole Landfill expansion discussions and a vote by the Waste Management … Continue reading

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