Finding Solutions is as important as Campaigning

Finding Solutions is as important as Campaigning. We have 2 teams from UWE Engineering Dept working on sustainable heating solutions for Van Dwellers and small workshops and garages. Van Dwellers are a local symptom of the housing crisis, unable to afford to rent a home, more and more people are living in vans at the road side. Often the only …

The Bristol Cable has picked up on our Bristol Pledge Campaign

“Stuart Phelps argues that “poverty is the only excuse for burning wood in the city”. Last March we had a clean white blanket of snow, no traffic—but no fresh air because woodsmoke was way over World Health Organisation guidelines. Technically, the 24-hour average of ultrafine particles (PM2.5) exceeded the 25 micrograms per cubic metre of air that the WHO sets …

How and where to object to a power station at St Phillips

If you wish to register your objection to the planning application by Conrad Energy to locate gas fuelled generators in an area of Bristol which already has some of the worst air quality in the region, this guide will help OBJECTIONS MUST BE IN BY MONDAY 28 TH JANUARY Follow this LINK to the comments page for application #18/05628/F You …

Clean Air Strategy 2019

Clean Air Strategy 2019

From https://airqualitynews.com/2019/01/14/clean-air-strategy-households-and-agriculture-targeted-but-transport-lacking/ “Clean Air Strategy: targets set for households and agriculture, but what about transport? 14.01.2019 Thomas Barrett The government has published its much-delayed Clean Air Strategy, which includes commitments to cut emissions from wood stoves and the farming sector. However, other than reaffirming their pledge to ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2040, the 109-page …

BMJ Research “All Wood Burning Stoves Pollute”

“Air pollution in UK: the public health problem that won’t go away” – BMJ 2015;350:h2757 “Sixty years after the Clean Air Act, air pollution is back in the headlines. The government has been accused of a failure to act while drivers of diesel cars, who were encouraged to believe they were doing the environment a favour, are now categorised as …

48 Diesel Generators next to a School is NOT acceptable

St Philips Marsh, Bristol – London based hedge fund, Plutus Energy Ltd is appealing to the Planning Inspectorate to overturn Bristol Council’s rejection of their plan to put 48 large Diesel Generators 200 meters from St Philips Marsh Nursery School. Each engine is at least twice the size of a bus engine – imagine 96 buses revving up outside a …

Wednesday 28th Sept

Firstly sorry for the lack of updates, we have been working very hard behind the scenes trawling through the masses of paperwork, Plutus are trying to inundate us under as per their normal technique of attrition. Sadly the council officers have seen fit to again recommend the granting of this child killing application in spite of the errors and lies …

Todays Hearing Decision

Today saw Planning Committee B presented with a planning officers recommendation to grant the PLUTUS application for 48 diesel generators in StPhilips, a decision based on tainted data provided by PLUTUS. Thanks to our sensible Councillors it was decided to defer the decision until some important questions could be answered. As a group we are fully aware that the Councillors …

Air Quality Assessment Review

Click on the file below to download the independent review commissioned by RADE that shows how the PLUTUS AQA is full of outdated data, incorrect calculations and manipulation of data. This is the review that BCC planning said was not needed as the applicants AQA was The submitted information received scoping input from BCC officers and the air quality report …

RADE public meeting

we will be developing a plan of action for the run up to the hearing, even if you can’t make the hearing on the 13th, please do come as there are lots of ways you can help before the hearing.