Waste planning applications, appeals, court cases and ombudsman reports


Reserved matters approved for redevelopment of wastewater treatment works

An application to approve reserved matters following the grant of permission in outline to redevelop a former wastewater treatment works to provide employment...

Mixed recycling use allowed, including IBA treatment

North Lanarkshire Council has approved plans to change the use of buildings on an industrial estate to a mixed waste management facility with two elements.

Energy from waste

Energy recovery centre allowed at Scottish landfill site

North Lanarkshire Council has approved a proposal for an energy recovery centre (ERC) and associated development at a landfill site near Cumbernauld.

New proposal approved for Corby energy-from-waste plant

Northamptonshire County Council has granted permission for an energy recovery facility (ERF) at Willowbrook industrial estate in Corby.


Temporary organic waste transfer station approved at Devon farm

An application for a waste bulking and transfer building at an existing anaerobic digestion facility has been approved by Devon County Council.

Wheelabrator seeks permit for Skelton Grange EfW project

Wheelabrator Technologies has applied for a bespoke environmental permit for its proposed Skelton Grange energy-from-waste plant near Leeds.


Timescale extended for removal of unauthorised waste deposit

A planning inspector has upheld an enforcement notice requiring the removal of waste deposited on land at Ebbw Vale but has increased the time for compliance...

Land raising at golf club allowed despite concerns about heritage impact

An application to import 125,000 tonnes of inert subsoil to level and extend a driving range at Orchardleigh golf club near Frome has been approved by...