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Waste Planning Bulletin 20 April 2019

Welcome to the Waste Planning Bulletin, delivering the latest news, features and updates on applications and appeals.

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Biffa’s small-scale EfW plant faces ‘call in’ 9 April 2019, by Luke Walsh Waste management firm Biffa's plans for a small energy-from-waste (EfW) plant were deferred this week by a local authority after the Welsh government intervened. Biffa’s small-scale EfW plant faces ‘call in’
Serial waste criminal banned from running a business 9 April 2019, by Gareth Simkins The Insolvency Service has stepped in to prevent a Wiltshire-based waste criminal from running another illegal business.
Council reaches £1.75m settlement with Viridor over contamination dispute
90,000t/yr biogas plans appeal planning snub
EfW plant resubmits planning application
Tesco launches plastic waste-to-oil pilot
Food waste firm switches to biogas for ULEZ
Controversial permit fee changes confirmed
Casework – Applications
Change to AD feedstock types refused, contrary to recommendation
Hay Hall energy recovery facility approved for Birmingham
Additional temporary storage areas allowed at recycling facility
Waste importation permitted for remedial work to golf course
Waste timber recycling permitted in Surrey AONB
Earlier start time allowed for waste transfer station
Knowledge Bank
Talking deposit return schemes 30 March 2019, by Conor McGlone Amid concerns that separate return schemes for plastic bottles in Scotland and the rest of the UK could lead to fraud and confusion, DEFRA is still trying to decide on the nature of its system. Conor McGlone investigates Talking deposit return schemes
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