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mardi 22 novembre 2005
par  Philippe, du Marais Poitevin

Standard of dioxin and health

You asked me to comment on potential health problems which might arise from dioxin emissions from an incinerator at the European standard of 0.1 ng/m³. Here are my thoughts.
1) This standard is a technology based standard not a health based standard.
2) In July 2003 the Institute of Medicine (...)

vendredi 17 décembre 2004
par  Collectif HALTE Incin’

What is HALTE Incin’ ?

With Halte Incin’ say : NO TO THE INCINERATOR !
Discover the Dordogne household refuse incinerator project, why we oppose it, and the alternatives we are proposing. Contact us and join us
Halte Incin’
Sarazac 24420 Mayac
Tel : 05 53 09 27 90
Fax : 05 53 05 96 10
E-mail : (...)

vendredi 17 décembre 2004
par  Collectif HALTE Incin’

Incineration is dangerous, costly, and anti-ecological !

Dangerous for our health and our local economy Incineration of household refuse produces highly toxic substances : micro dusts, heavy metals (mercury, lead, etc.), dioxins, furans, nitrogen oxide and sulphur, hydrochloric acid, etc. The most sadly notorious of all these poisons, dioxin, is (...)

vendredi 17 décembre 2004
par  Collectif HALTE Incin’

A short history of the Dordogne incinerator project

November 1998
Start of the procedure of revision of the Dordogne Refuse Plan, which originated in 1995, and foresaw the incineration or burial of 64% of the department’s refuse.
November 1999
Creation of Halte Incin’
July 2000
The new Refuse Plan is approved by the prefect. Even if the (...)

vendredi 17 décembre 2004
par  Collectif HALTE Incin’

No to the domestic refuse incinerator. Yes to the alternatives !

Incineration has been developed te eliminate our refuse. To avoid the incinerator, the quantity of refuse to be eliminated must be reduced as much as possible ; we can do this in two ways.
Firstly, by reducing the quantity of refuse we produce : refuse avoided doesn’t need te be eliminated : (...)