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Tag Archives: Pollution

Islwyn MP calls for review into ‘failing’ Natural Resources Wales

Islwyn MP Chris Evans has called for a review into Natural Resources Wales following the organisation’s handing of an environmental permit in Islwyn and recent revelations about unlawful timber sales. In a letter to Lesley Griffiths AM, the Welsh Government’s Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs, the Gwent MP called for a review […]

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Islwyn MP joins fight against plastic

Chris Evans, the Member of Parliament for Islwyn, has joined the campaign to encourage schools and the Council to get tough on plastic in support for a proposed law to reduce plastic manufacturing and use. Mr Evans was among dozens of MPs to support the new Plastics Bill presented by Geraint Davies MP, which will […]

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Islwyn MP calls on Welsh Government to listen to residents on waste plant

The Member of Parliament for Islwyn, Chris Evans, has delivered a petition on behalf of Sirhowy Valley residents and called on the Welsh Government to listen to concerns about a proposed controversial waste transfer facility near Cwmfelinfach.  Residents have long opposed the proposed construction of a waste transfer facility at Nine Mile Point Industrial Estate […]

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Chris Evans MP pledges to #PassOnPlastic with Sky Ocean Rescue

Chris Evans, Member of Parliament for Islwyn, has this week signed a pledge to #PassOnPlastic with Sky Ocean Rescue – a commitment to reduce single-use plastic consumption. The MP has pledged to cut down the use of disposable plastic cups and carrier bags. Launched in January 2017, Sky Ocean Rescue aims to shine a spotlight […]

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Islwyn MP and AM demand answers and action over environmental permit

The Member of Parliament, Chris Evans, and Assembly Member, Rhianon Passmore, for Islwyn have demanded answers and action from the Welsh Government over a controversial environmental permit. Prompted by Monday’s decision by the Planning Inspectorate to grant on appeal an environmental permit for a controversial waste recycling plant in Cwmfelinfach, the politicians held an urgent […]

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Islwyn MP slams ‘unacceptable and shocking’ waste plant decision

Chris Evans, the Member of Parliament for Islwyn, has labelled a decision by the Planning Inspectorate Wales ‘unacceptable and shocking’ and suggested the appeal result has put the needs of big business before people’s health. The Planning Inspectorate Wales decided today to allow the appeal of Hazrem Environmental to build a Waste Transfer Facility at […]

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Fears raised wales could be a dumping ground for radioactive mud

At a recent meeting of the Public Accounts Committee, Islwyn MP Chris Evans has raised concerns about plans to dump up to 300,000 tonnes of mud from Hinkley Point just off the Welsh coast in Cardiff. In 2013, EDF Energy were granted a license by Natural Resources Wales to deposit mud from the seabed by […]

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