November 13, 2009
Western Australia is again the target of incinerator promoters as Regional Councils prepare to invest hundreds of millions of dollars in resource recovery facilities in the metropolitan area. Last week WA Councils sponsored two pro-incinerator lobbyists from the US to speak at a public presentation on ‘resource recovery technology’. Claiming dioxin was a natural material and no longer a problem, the speakers heralded incinerators as the cleanest form of energy production, a ‘carbon sink’ that will help climate change and claimed that the hazardous fly ash could be made into blocks and used as artificial reefs.
Read more: Myths and Facts about Incineration