Casework

Waste planning applications, appeals, court cases and ombudsman reports

Recycling

Extended hours for recycling facility refused contrary to officer recommendation

An application to allow 24-hour working at a recycling facility in East Yorkshire has been refused by the County Council because it would have a detrimental...

Waste shredding plant approved at Norfolk recycling centre

Norfolk County Council has approved a retrospective application to install a waste shredding plant and a concrete block noise attenuation wall at a recycling...

Energy from waste

Changes to EfW plant recommended to be turned down

Energy-from-waste (EfW) plant developer Gent Fairhead & Co (GFC) will need councillors at Essex County Council to go against the recommendation of its...

EfW plant resubmits planning application

Energy-from-waste plant developer Future Earth Energy (Drakelow) has resubmitted plans for its facility that will process 169,000 tonnes of waste a year.

Composting

In-vessel compost proposal refused for lack of legal agreement

An application to use a warehouse as an in-vessel composting demonstration facility has been refused by Shropshire County Council, despite a previous resolution...

AD plant with co-location benefits approved

East Riding of Yorkshire Council has approved an application for an anaerobic digestion (AD) plant to process 100,000 tonnes of organic fines from refuse-derived...

Landfill

Inert fill to restore former quarry refused due to road safety concerns

Leicestershire County Council has refused an application to restore a former quarry to agricultural use through the importation and disposal of inert waste...

Infill of railway cutting held to be unacceptable in highway terms

A proposal to import 138,000 tonnes of fill material over 114 weeks to infill a disused railway cutting has been rejected by a planning inspector due to...