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
It’s good to have some light relief on occasion! The here is one (transient) answer to the visual debacle of the chimney at La Collette – which rumbles on and on – sent in by SOSJ’s Facebook member Colin R
This afternoon saw a number of onlookers perched on very uncomfortable chairs (on purpose?) viewing the JIFC (Jersey International Finance Centre) Scrutiny Panel questioning Chief Minister Senator Ian Gorst. The Chief Minister was accompanied by the Director of the Treasury, Assistant
Up until very recently, Environment Minister Deputy Steve Luce was hopeful Defra would say yes to taking our asbestos stockpile off-Island for treatment – but suddenly hopes have been dashed. So, what happens next with this toxic legacy?
In recognition of their longstanding and important stakeholder role with the island’s environmental and closely associated matters, Michael du Pre (SOSJ Chairman) and David Cabeldu (SOSJ Coordinator) were invited to a discussion with the Chief Minister on 18 September 2014 about
Tomorrow morning, three members of the SOSJ team are to meet the Environment Regulator, Dr Tim du Feu with other members of his team. This follows a request made by our committee after recent concerns about pollution and excessive nitrates
After 18 months of campaigning to have Jersey’s many full, old and dodgy asbestos containers safely dealt with, SOS Jersey believe that there is a technology currently available that will avoid the spectre of ‘temporary burial’. The possible solution is
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.
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
A report by SOS Jersey (redacted) on events occuring at Jersey’s Incinerator construction site at La Collette during the Spring and Summer of 2009. It must be remembered before reading further that SOSJ have always maintained that to excavate the
On 27 July 2011, the Jersey Evening Post were alerted by a member of the public that the sea had turned green in Havre des Pas. Chris Ambler, Chief Executive of the JEC, reportedly gave the impression in the article
Here we have pictures sent in by a contributor. There has been build up of builders’ waste on the rock bund below the incinerator. Worryingly this waste is mostly plastic or foam in nature and poses a threat the marine life
SOSJ have made submissions to Transport and Technical Services and the Regulator, relating to various aspects of current applications by Transport and Technical Services that need to be approved before the Energy from Waste Plant can be run. At time
We approached a small sample of tourists the weekend before last in the Havre des Pas Area. It soon became obvious that the responses were pretty much the same: disbelief that Jersey’s authorities would
Below follows a short extract from a description of events that took place between the end of April and early May 2009 provided by the Project Manager’s Representative (Babtie Fichtner) followed by a series of photographs taken by him on