To: Sharon Hodgson MP & Sunderland Council Planning Department

No Gasification Plant in Washington

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No Gasification Plant in Washington
No Gasification Plant in Washington

Stop the siting of a Gasification Plant Washington Tyne and Wear

Why is this important?

We the local residents are opposed to the plans for a gasification plant being built on our doorsteps.

The increase in traffic to feed the plant would greatly compound Washington's congested roads, additional concerns are the litter, pests & vermin, air quality, odours, noise, safety, health, and effect on the environment that this development would bring.

The plant could be disastrous both environmentally and economically for Washington. There are proven technologies, better than incineration which can also produce energy with significantly less pollution.

We, the residents of Washington do not want this imposed on our community. We, the local population, our families and our children would have to live with the consequences for many years to come.

This would not only effect the residential areas of Washington, it will also impact local business, schools and neighbouring areas of Sunderland.

Please sign the petition your support counts!

Washington, Tyne and Wear


Reasons for signing

  • This is disgraceful imagine the smells and vermin etc buildings are going to take over the area green belt there will be none left
  • Air pollution, increased traffic and noise pollution and vermin. My concern it will damage the future generations.
  • My dad like others in Sunderland died age 55 of cancer while working in Sunderland last incinerator plant as did many of the men he worked with this was certainly in part caused by fumes from the incinerator


2017-09-07 08:44:02 +0100

1,000 signatures reached

2017-09-05 22:08:44 +0100

500 signatures reached

2017-09-05 17:49:46 +0100

100 signatures reached

2017-09-05 13:55:26 +0100

50 signatures reached

2017-09-05 12:02:26 +0100

25 signatures reached

2017-09-05 11:19:38 +0100

10 signatures reached