Preparations have started to replace and relocate the current waste burner on Saba. The new location will be Tumble Down Land, an area below the Saba Electric Company (SEC) power plant, west of Fort Bay Road. The main reason for this operation is to solve the smoke issue in the St. John’s village.
Waste will be burned only during the evening hours at the new location. This will reduce the visual impact of the installation at the harbour and the impact for passing ships at sea. A strict policy will be established to burn waste only under normal wind conditions. Further tests will determine whether the policy can be broadened to other wind conditions, or when the wind conditions are not normal…Continue Reading