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Don’t Feed the Beast

27 June 2017

The Mayor of Blacktown City, Stephen Bali, wants Sydney to recycle its waste rather than burn it.

Incinerator Inquiry

26 June 2017

Blacktown City Council has successfully lobbied for a parliamentary inquiry into the Energy from Waste industry.

OMG it’s a FTW! Wetland treatment a Blacktown first

14 June 2017

A pond that essentially cleans itself has been built by Blacktown City Council at William Lawson Park, Prospect.

Opinion Against Energy from Waste

06 April 2017

There has been overwhelming opposition to build one of the world’s largest waste-burning electricity generation plants in Western Sydney.

Waste Incinerator Inquiry a Flaming Good Idea

06 April 2017

Blacktown City Mayor Stephen Bali says today’s announcement of a parliamentary inquiry into the controversial Energy from Waste process will be a much-needed test of its safety for the community.

Blacktown supports calls for an urgent Upper House Inquiry

27 March 2017

The Mayor of Blacktown City Council Stephen Bali, local State MPs and Councillors united with State Opposition Environment spokesperson Penny Sharpe MLC today to call for an urgent Upper House inquiry into energy from waste technology.

Flappy the Fishing Bat flies high

27 February 2017

Blacktown City Council’s “Flappy the Fishing Bat” project got a gong at the inaugural Greater Sydney Planning Awards last Thursday night.

Incinerator Forum

25 January 2017

Council is staging a community forum in Minchinbury to discuss the proposal to build one of the world’s largest incinerators at Eastern Creek.

Council tree project wins award

13 January 2017

A tree planting initiative designed to cool a Glenwood street and reduce residents’ power bills has been recognised with a major environment award. The Cool Streets Pilot Project, implemented by Blacktown City Council, won the Climate Change Action Award at the Local Government NSW Environment Awards 2016.

The Airport without Foundation

11 November 2016

Blacktown Mayor Stephen Bali says the Federal Government has the ethics of a shonky developer.

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