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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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8 November 2018

Construction starts at Hooton gasification plant


Aviva Investors has acquired the 240,000 tonnes capacity gasification facility which is being developed by CoGen in Hooton, Cheshire. The purchase of the Hooton Bio Power facility by the Aviva asset management business comes in ...

6 November 2018

Energy blow with turbine shutdown at Edmonton


The North London Waste Authority (NLWA) is facing restricted capacity at its “ageing” energy from waste facility in Edmonton, with the “unplanned” shutdown of one of its four turbines. However, LondonEnergy Ltd (LEL) – ...

5 November 2018

News in brief (05/11/2018)


With news on: delivery chief for North London energy from waste plant; golfing support at UKCM; Investors in People at Coral Products; and Powerday installs Adtrak software for voices.

30 October 2018

Defra rebuts claim of ‘weakening’ EfW emissions standards


The  Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has rebutted claims that it supports proposals to ‘weaken’ European standards on emissions from energy from waste plants. This follows comments by the ...

30 October 2018

SUEZ points to ‘confidence in UK businesses’


The global waste management and water business SUEZ today reported results to the end of September 2018, which it described as maintaining a “positive trend”. The company, which is headquartered in Paris, and has its UK base ...

29 October 2018

Indaver steps into Rivenhall EfW project


Pan-European waste business, Indaver, is taking a further stride into the UK market with an agreement on the development of the proposed Rivenhall waste treatment facility in Essex. The agreement with developers Gent Fairhead &...

24 October 2018

Powerday switches to 24 hour opening in Enfield


London based construction and commercial waste management firm Powerday has announced that its Enfield Materials Recycling Facility is now open “around the clock”. The company said that this means that clients using the north ...

23 October 2018

Advanced technology proposed for Rivenhall stack


Developer Gent Fairhead has applied to construct its proposed Rivenhall energy from waste facility in Essex, using advanced emission technologies and a lower chimney height. The company has made an application to vary its ...

23 October 2018

Gasification savings blow for Milton Keynes


Resilience testing of the gasification facility at Milton Keynes Waste Recovery Park could mean that the council loses income next year. The “undelivered” income – or saving – is a part consequence of the testing by ...

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