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Waste Planning Bulletin 23 October 2019

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

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Council planners slammed as High Court overturns waste facility consent 21 October 2019, by Maxine Perella A local parish council in Widnes has demanded its local authority be stripped of its planning powers after winning a judicial review to stop Veolia building a waste transfer station in its village. Council planners slammed as High Court overturns waste facility consent
HGV driver shortage hits waste logistics 21 October 2019, by Maxine Perella Waste firm CSG says a national shortage of HGV drivers is starting to impact its business operations.
Exeter plans three-weekly collections in recycling revamp
Chloros starts build on £1.5m waste transfer station
Peel Environmental submits plans for plastics-to-hydrogen plant
Asda replaces black plastic trays with coloured 'circular' ones
Tipper trucks under spotlight in illegal waste crackdown
Hackney Council to consult on fortnightly collections
Casework – Applications
Specialist waste transfer station approved on industrial site
Extension to recycling facility approved contrary to officer recommendation
Expansion of WWTW necessary to improve water quality
Biomass burner allowed at Yorkshire waste transfer station
Casework – Appeals
Scrap metal use allowed to extend into green belt
Invergordon energy from waste plant refused
Knowledge Bank
Packaging: Is a plastic tax the way forward? 4 October 2019, by Gareth Simkins Feelings ran high when four experts came together in Birmingham to discuss whether the UK government should introduce a tax or extended producer responsibility - or both - to reduce plastic waste. Gareth Simkins reports Packaging: Is a plastic tax the way forward?
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