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Community Campaign Stops Proposed Incinerator In Western Australia

Community Campaign Stops Proposed Incinerator In Western Australia

Australia – The Alliance for a Clean Environment (ACE) is celebrating their win in convincing the WA Government that it should not approve incinerator technologies for the Eastern Region of Perth, Western Australia.

The East Metropolitan Regional Council (EMRC) had submitted four potential incinerator technologies to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as part of their proposed Resource Recovery Facility. The EMRC have now withdrawn them from the assessment process.

“This is a real success story. This regional council has been promoting incineration for 11 years, one of the longest community engagement processes I have ever been involved in!” exclaimed ACE Coordinator and Spokesperson Jane Bremmer. “Although the fight is not over yet as Kwinana and Canning Vale are also considering incineration technologies, we are confident that the EPA will also reject other proposals in WA, as it has done in the eastern region, based on the convincing, common sense arguments we have provided to them,” she added.

“We couldn’t have done it without the expertise and support of Dr. Paul Connett, an internationallyrecognised waste expert who was kindly funded to come to WA by the National Toxics Network (NTN). We are all proud participants of the International POPs Elimination Network working towards a toxic free future.”

“This was a strong grassroots campaign and just goes to show that people power is still alive and well in Australia,” Stated Jane Bremmer.

For more information, visit, or contact Jane Bremmer at 0432 041 397.


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