A £154m recycling and renewable-energy partnership between a city council and waste management firm has won the praise of a man who may be energy minister in May.
It is early days but in time the Planning Court should evolve into a concept we are familiar with and which will then inevitably have more substantial impact.
Judith Damerell is head of planning at Lewis Silkin LLP
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A retrospective application to amend the operating arrangements for an established waste processing business has been approved by Wigan Council despite opposition from local residents.
An application to remove time limits on a composting and vermiculture facility near Carlisle has been approved by Cumbria County council.
North Yorkshire County Council has reconsidered an application for the Southmoor energy from waste facility on land at Kellingley Colliery taking into account material changes in national policy and after additional publicity.
If you looked through the waste trade press in the last quarter of 2014 you would have gained a varied and conflicting picture of the current state of waste infrastructure in the UK.
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- Twenty-year extension granted for Lancashire landfill site
- WTS hours reviewed to allow 4am start for vehicles
- Southmoor energy centre approval reaffirmed
- Environment Agency audit prompts new building at Hartlepool waste transfer site
- Permanent permission granted for rural composting operation near Carlisle
- Potash project hots up