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Eunomia House Band

Posted by hertswow on May 1, 2017 at 5:20 PM Comments comments (0)

On a lighter note, but with a serious message, the consultancy Eunolia have released this notice:

"Dirty Murph and the Kerbside Sorters – composed of some of Eunomia's musically talented staff – released their second album ‘Dark Side of the Bin’ with an appearance on Techno Trash, a waste themed show on Boston free radio. The band now has a strong U.S. fan base, and has even received an invitation to play Nevada's Burning Man festival."

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3D model of VES's proposed facility for Ratty's Lane, Hoddesdon

Posted by hertswow on April 18, 2017 at 2:15 AM Comments comments (0)

We have drafted a 3D model based on Veolia ES's plans, drawings and illustrations. https://3dwarehouse.sketchup.com/model/a609ef04-2cdc-47ed-8d51-d5ba53b8c324/Veolia-ESs-proposed-incinerator-facility-for-Rattys-Lane-Hoddesdon-UK" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">link

The basic purpose is to assist community groups to explore the scale and prominence of the proposed facility from any local or distant points of view.

  • You can view the model in the 3D Warehouse, or on your PC ...
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Public Health England's Incinerator Health Study

Posted by hertswow on April 1, 2017 at 3:35 PM Comments comments (0)


We have looked at all of the items that are in the public domain: official statements, research articles in previous years and the PhD thesis published in Sept. 2016. These are the interim products of a large, lengthy programme that has (after 7 years, or 5 since it was announced) only reached a 'preliminary stage'. That is claimed to be mainly due to the complexity of the research problem and the difficulties in tracing emissions to any particular incinerator, especially ...

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Eunomia's extended scope

Posted by hertswow on March 22, 2017 at 7:35 AM Comments comments (0)

In the Spring 2017 Newsletter's Chairman's Introduction, Dr Dominic Hogg announced this:

"While Eunomia’s focus remains on improving the management of waste and resources, the items in this newsletter show how far we’ve travelled in the scope of our work and in our geographical reach. Thanks in part to a growing interest in sustainability and the circular economy we’re making connections with clients in new areas and delivering new and exciting types of work. W...

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Charles Walker MP lays into Veolia

Posted by hertswow on March 14, 2017 at 4:50 AM Comments comments (0)

See MRW, "MP targets Veolia over Hertfordshire scheme" 13th March 2017, by Robin Latchem: link

Our Quick Guide to the Consultation, January to March 2017

Posted by hertswow on March 9, 2017 at 2:55 AM Comments comments (0)

You can download this from  our Library. We also have a version for western Essex and the Lower Lea Valley. Please refer to theCounty Council's documents for official guidance.

Public Health England's study

Posted by hertswow on March 6, 2017 at 5:55 AM Comments comments (0)

 Incinerator health study results expected in 2017: link 

"Findings of a series of studies into the potential impacts of waste incinerators on human health are now expected to be presented for review in Spring 2017 – rather than 2016, a government minister has confirmed.

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In total, the project involves examining a...

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Veolia's proposal for Incinerator at Hoddesdon (2)

Posted by hertswow on March 2, 2017 at 4:10 PM Comments comments (0)


Herts CC - Veolia ES Contract

Posted by hertswow on February 21, 2017 at 3:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Herts CC have released a set of 30 redacted documents including the Contract and Schedules along with the latest Deed of Variation.

You can contact the Council, who are preparing to make the documents available online. Meanwhile you can access them via our Dropbox store https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/24474210/HertsWOW/Contract%20docs%20so%20far%20x30/HC_VES2017%20Contract%20docs%20so%20far%20x30.zip" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">here. (as a large zip file @ 45.3 MB)


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Veolia's proposal for Incinerator at Hoddesdon

Posted by hertswow on February 6, 2017 at 6:25 AM Comments comments (0)

 The public consultation on Veolia's planning application for a mass burn incinerator at Ratty's Lane, Hoddesdon opened, without fanfare, on 18th January 2017. https://cloud1.atriumsoft.com/HCCePlanningOPS/loadFullDetails.do?aplId=25790" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">pagehttps://cloud1.atriumsoft.com/HCCePlanningOPS/loadFullDetails.do?aplId=25790" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> 

On that page, click on the tiny heading 'documents' to open the list of documentation.&...

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