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PFC - Cambridge Friends of the Earth meeting, 29 Jan 2021: Hauxton Bayer factory site

Updated: Nov 2



PFC meeting with Cambridge Friends of the Earth to discuss the alleged contamination of the Cam through runoff via the Riddy stream during and following the earlier repurposing of the former Bayer pesticides factory site in Hauxton.


Legacy residents’ campaigning site: http://thestunthouse.com/hauxair/index.html


Three videos of talk by Dr Damien Downing, President of the British Society of Ecological Medicine, to Hauxton and surrounding villagers about the health impact of chemical pollution in relation to the remediation of the Old Bayer CropScience site:

Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DRKxxMA2l-U

Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wMdN9EAmzjk

Part 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VBtJZcsXhdo


Old media reports:

https://theecologist.org/2011/jun/29/contaminated-bayer-site-houses-get-green-light-despite-health-risks

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cambridgeshire-20851614

https://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2012/05/495965.html https://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2011/06/481498.html http://www.cbgnetwork.org/3421.html http://www.cbgnetwork.org/3031.html http://www.cbgnetwork.org/4.html http://www.cbgnetwork.org/



Links to South Cambs Bayer environmental monitoring data from the ‘decontamination’ phase.


https://web.archive.org/web/20131116100857/https://www.scambs.gov.uk/bayersite


https://www.scambs.gov.uk/media/7432/bayer-site-month-5-environmental-monitoring-augu.pdf

https://www.scambs.gov.uk/media/7433/bayer-site-month-8-environmental-monitoring-nove.pdf

https://www.scambs.gov.uk/media/9534/month-3-environmental-monitoring-june-2010.pdf

https://www.scambs.gov.uk/media/7437/bayer-site-non-technical-summary-month-6.pdf


https://scambs.moderngov.co.uk/documents/s38141/Appendix%201%20-%20Environmental%20Statement%20Redevelopment%20Non-Technical%20Summary.pdf

https://www.scambs.gov.uk/media/6662/addendum-to-contract-completion-report-december-2012.pdf


https://scambs.moderngov.co.uk/documents/s39428/Appendix%201%20-%20Report%20to%20the%20August%202009%20meeting.pdf


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