Premier meets with Concerned Citizens of St. David’s

The Premier and Minister of Finance, the Hon. David Burt met with the members of the Concerned Citizens of St. David’s group this afternoon at the Cabinet Office.

The Premier invited the group to meet with him after accepting a petition regarding the private medical waste facility to be built in the St. David’s area.

The group relayed their concerns to the Premier over the approval of the project, the consultation process and their environmental and health concerns related to the facility.

Following the meeting, Premier David Burt said, “I appreciate the candid conversation held with members of St. David’s community this afternoon. We spoke for over an hour, during which they passionately expressed the concerns they have about the medical waste incinerator that has been approved to be built in the St. David’s area.”

“Despite this being a private project, and despite the fact that all legal procedures have been appropriately followed, I understand the concerns raised. I will confer with Cabinet Ministers regarding the issues raised today to find a way forward that can best address the concerns of residents.”

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