Increasing population and environmental effects

Increasing population and environmental effects

The official population of Jersey is now 104,200 – and we don’t know how many are here unofficially. This, of course, has an effect on our environment. In terms of our SOSJ remit, we’ll briefly outline our concerns as to

Flamanville explosion, asbestos, fertilisers and sea lettuce

Flamanville explosion, asbestos, fertilisers and sea lettuce

It’s been busy media-wise. Our environmental scientist Jacqui Carrel has been on Channel TV on various subjects three times over the last week and is due to speak on Radio Jersey tomorrow morning (Wed 15 Feb). Here’s a brief overview of what

Internation Finance Centre build – formal cautions sent out

Internation Finance Centre build – formal cautions sent out

Following several months of complaints sent to SOS Jersey by members of the public relating to possibly contaminated dust and water escaping from the Esplanade site, the Environment Department have finally responded following an internal investigation. Related Posts:Building 5 –

Jersey International Finance Centre – Today’s Damning Scrutiny Report

Jersey International Finance Centre – Today’s Damning Scrutiny Report

‘The Jersey International Finance Centre as presently constituted is not considered viable and is unlikely to to even fund the cost of the underground car park needed to replace the parking on site, let alone generate the previously step return

Esplanade Building 4 – breaches in Planning conditions – SOSJ send in formal complaint

Esplanade Building 4 – breaches in Planning conditions – SOSJ send in formal complaint

SOS Jersey yesterday lodged a complaint to the Planning and Environment Department with regard to breaches in the Planning Conditions set out for Building 4, the Esplanade car park. This comes after months of complaints received by our organisation from

Esplanade ash contamination 4x higher than Minister claimed

Esplanade ash contamination 4x higher than Minister claimed

(Please Share) Tonight’s JEP carries an article encapsulating our recent posts here and their own enquiries from various States Departments. Last Month, on 15th July, Treasury Minister Senator Alan Maclean assured the States that there would be vey little contamination. However… Related

Old asbestos containers – Jersey’s number one health hazard

THE RUSTY OLD ASBESTOS CONTAINERS – ‘JERSEY’S NO 1 HEALTH RISK’ (Deputy Kevin Lewis, last Minister TTS) After years of inaction, then three years of stalemate between the Planning and Environment and TTS departments, ‘Jersey’s No 1 Health risk’ –

The asbestos stockpile ‘Jersey’s Number One Health Risk’ – April 2013

The asbestos stockpile ‘Jersey’s Number One Health Risk’  – April 2013

A year ago SOSJ started the process of ‘stocktaking’ hazardous substances that were being stockpiled at La Collette. These included the APCr toxic incinerator ash and the growing number of rotting shipping containers filled with asbestos and asbestos contaminated materials.

What are the health hazards of exposure to asbestos? – January 2013

What are the health hazards of exposure to asbestos? – January 2013

 “This material is a major hazard to health and no concentration of asbestos dust may be presumed safe.” (Source: Lancet, March 1995) Related Posts:Building 5 – Many concerns come to the fore…Jersey’s Senatorial By-Election 2016 –…The REAL Sea Lettuce Conferences

International Finance Centre plans submitted – October 2012

International Finance Centre plans submitted – October 2012

No.4  Jersey International Financial Centre, The Esplanade, St. Helier – P/2012/1141 The first phase of the new Esplanade Quarter plans have been submitted. Related Posts:Building 5 – Many concerns come to the fore…Jersey’s Senatorial By-Election 2016 –…Election Special 2014 –

Jersey’s toxic waste mountain – September 2012

Jersey’s toxic waste mountain – September 2012

A critical problem at La Collette: 217 containers full of dangerous asbestos waste pile up at La Collette: A year’s worth of highly toxic APCr incinerator ash is already stockpiled. SOSJ believe that no toxic waste should be buried at