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Campaign group Defenders of the Ouse Valley and Estuary claimed that more than 11,000 objections were made to the incinerator. In its petition, the group said: "The incinerator proposed by East Sussex County Council will dominate the town of Newhaven with two chimneys towering over 230 feet (70 m) high, the main building of the incinerator will be over 100 feet (30 m) high and more than 500 feet (150 m) long. The site is on the edge of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and in a valley which is between the two halves of Newhaven."