Energy Tuesday 25 June 2019
21 June 2019

EfW study ‘finds no link’ to birth defects

An official study on the health impacts of emissions from energy from waste facilities has ended with the findings that there is no link between the opening of EfW plants and a heightened risk of infant mortality or other birth defects.


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23 April 2019

Pembroke port authority seeks permit for waste storage


The Milford Haven Port Authority (MHPA) has made an application to Natural Resources Wales for an environmental permit to operate a waste storage and transfer station at Pembroke Dock. The Authority wants to allow businesses using...

18 April 2019

Essex advised to reject second Rivenhall EfW plan


EXCLUSIVE: Councillors on Essex county council’s development committee are being advised to reject planning permission for a second version of the Rivenhall waste management facility. And, Essex county council has today denied ...

18 April 2019

Kemsley paper mill set for carbon reduction measures


Plans for a gas-powered combined heat and power (CHP) facility at the Kemsley paper mill in Kent have moved a step forward with the National Infrastructure Planning organisation this month sending its recommendation decision on the project to...

18 April 2019

Three shortlisted for West of England residual contracts


EXCLUSIVE: The West of England Partnership has shortlisted three companies for parts of a £21.2 million per annum residual waste treatment contract. Viridor, Suez and ETM Recycling Limited are all set to secure parts of the 10-...

17 April 2019

Cheshire ‘plastics-to-gas’ plant agreement signed


PowerHouse Energy – the company behind a ‘waste plastics to gas’ technology – has signed a deal which will see its technology used at the Protos Energy Hub in Cheshire. PowerHouse announced the deal with Energy from Waste ...

16 April 2019

FCC picks up East Lothian residual waste contract


FCC Environment has been awarded a contract worth up to £33 million for the treatment of residual waste on behalf of East Lothian council. The contract, which runs for a total of ten years, will see FCC handle between 25,000 to ...

12 April 2019

Banks asked to intervene over Sinfin EfW plant


Derbyshire and Derby councils have called for financial backers of the Sinfin waste treatment centre to intervene to 'secure the future' of the delayed facility. The plant, which was due to open in 2017, is being built on the ...

12 April 2019

Former Interserve director to head-up Cory


Dougie Sutherland, a former director of the outsourcing and construction firm Interserve, will replace Nicholas Pollard as the chief executive of Cory Riverside Energy. Cory has moved swiftly to announce the appointment, having ...

9 April 2019

Wheelabrator plans to develop Hampshire EfW


Incineration specialist Wheelabrator is seeking backing from the Secretary of State for Business, Greg Clark, to build a 450,000 tonnes per-year energy from waste plant near Andover in Hampshire. As the facility is deemed to be a ...