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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 ...


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25 February 2019

Transport limit lifted for Runcorn EfW


Halton borough council has lifted a restriction on the amount of waste that can be transported by road to Viridor's Runcorn energy from waste facility, as the company seeks to increase the capacity of the plant. The move sees a ...

20 February 2019

Veolia secures permit for Herts EfW plant


Veolia has been granted an environmental permit for its energy from waste plant at Hoddesdon in Hertfordshire, as it awaits a final decision on planning approval for the facility. The permit decision for the 350,000 tonnes per ...

8 February 2019

EfW boost as councils mark shift away from landfill


Two councils this week have announced steps forward in a shift away from sending waste to landfill –  in what has been described as a ‘historic milestone’ by both authorities. Devon county council has announced it will ...

4 February 2019

No-deal Brexit waste concerns surface


Contingency plans to deal with “putrefying stockpiles” of rubbish in the event of a no-deal Brexit were highlighted in a national newspaper on Saturday. The Guardian noted that officials are preparing for possible incidents of...

31 January 2019

‘Mechanical challenges’ delay Ørsted bioliquid plant


A “first of its kind” plant designed to treat residual waste using enzymes is expected to be fully operational ‘in the first half of 2019’, after a series of delays relating to equipment used in the facility.  The company...

30 January 2019

News in brief (30/01/2019)


With news on: Edmonton EfW supplies electricity for data-centre; Environment Secretary goes back to school; James Cropper receives #LeedsByExample cups; Jones Bros continues Suez landfill work; Biffa and Birmingham City team up for schools ...

30 January 2019

Gove details ‘no-deal’ Brexit waste planning


Some waste sites may be allowed to temporarily exceed their permitted storage tonnages in the event that movements of material are disrupted by a ‘no-deal’ Brexit, Environment Secretary Michael Gove has said. This was among ...

29 January 2019

Haulage firm fined £510,000 for illegal RDF storage


A Hertfordshire-based waste haulage business has been fined £510,000 for “illegally storing thousands of tonnes” of baled RDF at a site on the Hertfordshire-Cambridgeshire border. Winters Haulage Limited – which is now in ...

28 January 2019

Group files court claim over Gloucestershire EfW contract


A community group opposed to the 190,000 tonnes-per-year capacity Javelin Park energy from waste facility in Gloucestershire, has filed a High Court claim over the award of a contract relating to the facility. Community R4C ...

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