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BC Chamber of Commerce rejects Metro Van incineration and waste-flow control plan
“All viable options have not been on the table. And we’re convinced that our region can, and must, do better.”
May 8th, 2014
BC Hydro's stern letter shakes up business case for Metro Van's proposed incinerator
BC Hydro's letter prompts some Metro Vancouver directors to push for a review of the business case for the $517-million incinerator.
May 2nd, 2014
Proponents defend half-billion dollar incinerator as "least costly" way to deal with garbage
Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan said he hasn't seen anyone put forward any better options than investing a half-billion dollar waste-to-energy incineration.
Apr 28th, 2014
Critics blast Metro Vancouver's 'greenwashed' new business plan for incinerator
“If I had submitted that to my board, I would be thrown out of the board room."
Apr 25th, 2014
Nanaimo city officials take a beating over Metro Van's Duke Point incinerator plan
Already home to a pulp mill and an animal rendering plant, Nanaimo's Duke Point could be the site of a possible garbage incinerator to burn waste barged over from the Vancouver area.
Apr 1st, 2014
Metro Vancouver's proposed incinerator a "sink hole" for taxpayers: Canadian Taxpayers Federation
“It's a sinkhole,” Jordan Bateman of the Canadian Taxpayer Foundation told the Vancouver Observer. “We don’t think this deal is good for taxpayers. It entrenches the need for waste. We also have...
Mar 21st, 2014
MP Joyce Murray slams Harper government over infrastructure budget (Video)
Harper playing politics with Canada's economic lifeblood, says Murray.
Mar 21st, 2014
The world’s biggest incinerator debacles. Could it happen to Metro Vancouver?
“It’s been an economic and environmental sinkhole for the city,” Detroit zero waste advocate Ahmina Maxey said.
Mar 20th, 2014
2008 Paris trip first spark in Metro Van decision-maker's push for incineration here
Metro Vancouver called Paris's incinerator “one of the best facilities on the continent.” Last week, it was being blamed as helping to cause heavy layer of smog.
Mar 17th, 2014
Turning garbage into electricity, metal and toxic ash at the Burnaby incinerator
Paper, clothing, records, plastics and metal. These aren't supposed to end up tossed in the waste stream, but some have escaped the inspector’s scrutiny and face a fiery end.
Mar 3rd, 2014