Tag Archives: De-icer

Objection to airport's water pollution application

To: psc-waterquality@environment-agency.gov.uk Subject:┬áLondon Southend Airport: Environmental Permit Application – Ref EPR/HB3790ND/A001 Dear Sir/Madam, I write to object in the strongest terms to Environment Permit Application EPR/HB3790ND/A001 submitted to the Environment Agency by London Southend Airport. Granting this application will permit … Continue reading

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Environment Agency releases airport application documents

After some difficulty, we have been able to obtain the documents relating to Southend Airport’s application to allow up to 360m3 of de-icer to flow into local watercourses each day. Thanks to Tolga Kulahcigil for obtaining these. We will shortly … Continue reading

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Letter to Lord Smith re Environment Agency

Dear Lord Smith, I wanted to draw your attention, as head of the Environment Agency, to what I regard as unacceptable behaviour from your agency. I have been campaigning against the extremely damaging expansion of Southend Airport since 2008, as … Continue reading

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Airport pouring de-icer into river

An airport has been releasing almost 80,000 gallons of de-icer into a river every day this winter. Southend Airport has been pouring the chemical into Prittle Brook, which flows into the larger River Roach in Essex. Stobart, the airport’s owner, … Continue reading

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