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BC Hydro's stern letter shakes up business case for Metro Van's proposed incinerator
BC Hydro's letter prompts some Metro Vancouver directors to push for a review of the business case for the $517-million incinerator.
May 2nd, 2014
Proponents defend half-billion dollar incinerator as "least costly" way to deal with garbage
Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan said he hasn't seen anyone put forward any better options than investing a half-billion dollar waste-to-energy incineration.
Apr 28th, 2014
Critics blast Metro Vancouver's 'greenwashed' new business plan for incinerator
“If I had submitted that to my board, I would be thrown out of the board room."
Apr 25th, 2014
A deep dive into garbage: Vancouver Observer series looks at Metro Vancouver's plan to burn
VO digs deep into Metro Vancouver's garbage story. A summary of twenty articles. More to come.
Mar 25th, 2014
The world’s biggest incinerator debacles. Could it happen to Metro Vancouver?
“It’s been an economic and environmental sinkhole for the city,” Detroit zero waste advocate Ahmina Maxey said.
Mar 20th, 2014
2008 Paris trip first spark in Metro Van decision-maker's push for incineration here
Metro Vancouver called Paris's incinerator “one of the best facilities on the continent.” Last week, it was being blamed as helping to cause heavy layer of smog.
Mar 17th, 2014
Turning garbage into electricity, metal and toxic ash at the Burnaby incinerator
Paper, clothing, records, plastics and metal. These aren't supposed to end up tossed in the waste stream, but some have escaped the inspector’s scrutiny and face a fiery end.
Mar 3rd, 2014
Garbage burning plan 'dangerous' to health, says UBC expert
UBC air quality scientist says a regional plan to burn garbage is a 'danger' to human health
Feb 21st, 2014
Big money for one company if Metro Van pushes incinerator plan through. Here's who'll make it.
Just a pile of ugly garbage to you and me. Huge money to one lucky player. Maybe.
Feb 4th, 2014
What should Vancouver do about its garbage?
Burn, bury, or reduce our waste to zero? Over the next six months, Vancouver has some hard decisions to make about garbage. Introducing Earth Matter's series on how and where we'll be throwing it "awa
May 9th, 2010