Stop Peat Extraction Here in Manchester

Campaigners from Save Our North West Green Belt have called for people to object to new  planning application for peat extraction on land owned by Peel Holdings …… William Sinclair Horticulture Limited have submitted a revised application to Salford City Council to continue extracting peat for another 15 years,  after having its Environment Statement rejected last August 2010.  
read more (Mule)

read more (Wildlife Trust)

This is vital – peatlands are a very important carbon store and we just can’t have them continually destroyed for the sake of profit – especially when better alternatives exist.


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2 responses to “Stop Peat Extraction Here in Manchester

  1. 100% organic intellectual

    Good to see that AGMA has added its voice to this call, but what are the targets for the reduction in use? http://www.agma.gov.uk/latest-news/agma-s-support-for-protection-of-peat/index.html
    And B&Q are still selling peat without apology.

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