Casework

Waste planning applications, appeals, court cases and ombudsman reports

Recycling

Inspector rejects vehicle breaking at mixed use site

An inspector has allowed an appeal against an enforcement notice alleging waste use at a site in Wokingham agreeing that at the date of the notice it was...

Need agreed for water infrastructure works

A proposal by Northumbrian Water for a below ground pipeline from Lartington water treatment works to Shildon service reservoir has been approved by Durham...

Energy from waste

Public inquiry date set for rejected AD plant

A public inquiry into rejected plans for a large-scale anaerobic digestion (AD) plant in Keynsham is due to be held this October following an appeal by...

Allington EfW plant opens its doors for public tours

The Allington energy-from-waste facility in Kent is offering plant tours for the public including schools and further education establishments.

Composting

Change to AD feedstock types allowed on appeal

A reporter has allowed an appeal against East Lothian Council's refusal to permit variation of conditions on an anaerobic digestion (AD) plant approved...

Composting site set to continue with higher throughput

An application to continue a compost operation and to increase throughput at the site to 75,000 tonnes a year has been approved by the London Borough of...

Landfill

What a report by the UK's spending watchdog says about the growing gaps in waste crime enforcement

A report by the National Audit Office in response to a 2021 waste crime survey highlights a system that is struggling to deter illegal activity across...

Time extension granted for inert waste landfill

Lancashire County Council has approved applications to continue landfilling at Deerplay landfill site, Bacup, near Burnley until 31 December 2029 and to...