Casework

Waste planning applications, appeals, court cases and ombudsman reports

Recycling

Aerosol can recycling plant approved at Midlands WTS

Stoke-on-Trent Council has approved a proposal to install an aerosol can de-packaging plant at Sneyd Hill waste transfer station.

Aggregate recycling proposal refused due to landscape harm

Norfolk County Council has refused an application to change the use of land at Heron Farm from open air plant storage to an aggregate and soil recovery...

Energy from waste

Super-efficient energy-from-waste power station approved

The secretary of state has granted development consent for a 95 megawatt energy-from-waste plant generating double the output of a plant previously approved...

Scottish incineration review places stipulation on planners

Planning authorities must now notify Scottish ministers of any applications or decisions involving incineration facilities while a government review of...

Composting

Change in ownership of AD facility prompts revision of conditions

A proposal to vary conditions applied to an anaerobic digestion facility in Hertfordshire has been recommended for approval.

Amendments to AD plant in Kent green belt approved

An application seeking to regularise minor changes to the layout of an anaerobic digestion facility at a farm in Kent and to install a biogas storage facility...

Landfill

Land raising scheme approved after consideration of flood risk

Gloucestershire County Council has approved a proposal to regularise unauthorised land raising development at a site near Stroud.

Importation of material to address subsidence dismissed over flood risk concerns

An appeal against refusal of permission for importation of material to repair mining subsidence damage has been dismissed over concerns about flood risk.