Monthly Archives: May 2013

  • KECN objects to Tunnel Vision for London

    29th May 2013

    KECN has been helping the NGO Thamesbank in the campaign to get Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) implemented first for the Thames River Basin and then for all the river basins in the UK. The proposed Thames Rainwater Tunnel has nothing to do with IWRM and will set London back environmentally, socially and economically for many-many years. Tunnel Vision is estimated as costing £4.2 billion and will take at least 10 years for it to be operational- all the while causing disruption and environmental havoc. Water rate payers will see their bills rise by 25%. Tax payers …

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  • Building Frenzy set to hit Canterbury District

    13th May 2013

    Watch out! Building Frenzy set to hit Canterbury district with 15,000 homes, new schools, business parks, slip roads and so on indicated in the recently published draft Canterbury District Local Plan. See link to draft plan here. Much of the development is planned to go on the best and most versatile farmland of which we have only 3% left in the country. Air pollution, congestion, loss of biodiversity, carbon consumption and water resource issues will only get worse. The draft plan is …

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