An Aerial view of the Spodden Valley, Rochdale UK
“This is an opportunity to discuss positive solutions for the huge problems posed by the former asbestos factory site.
Many laws that people think come from Westminster are actually decided in Europe. Of particular importance to the Spodden Valley are regulations on asbestos, waste, contaminated land, water and air pollution, public access to environmental information and nature conservation.
We welcome the cross-party support that we have received from all our MEPs. This shows that on important issues of public health and the environment, political differences are put aside.”
MEPs from all parties are supporting the principles of the Save Spodden Valley campaign. There have also been requests to the Office of Deputy Prime Minister to “Call-In” the planning application to a public inquiry.
Included in those MEP’s who have given formal statements about the Spodden Valley campaign are: