Waste planning applications, appeals, court cases and ombudsman reports


Development approved at Yorkshire recycling site

Two applications for development at a waste recycling plant near Hull have been approved by East Riding of Yorkshire Council.

Aggregate recycling approved on industrial land in Kent

Kent County Council has approved a proposal for recycled aggregate production on industrial land in Folkestone, adding two conditions relating to the use...

Energy from waste

More time granted for biomass plant proposal at former landfill site

Cardiff Council has approved a proposal for removal of fill material and the construction of a 9.5MW biomass power plant together with industrial accommodation...

Tanks approved at north-west incinerator

Veolia has received consent for the installation of five tanks and associated development at its waste management site in Ellesmere Port.


Agricultural AD plant approved at farm near Leicester

Leicestershire County Council has approved an application to build an anaerobic digestion plant associated with two agricultural buildings to house 100,000...

Green power storage plant secured in countryside location

An inspector identified the green energy benefits of a 24-megawatt power storage unit in Devon as sufficient to outweigh conflict with local plan policy...


Temporary storage of landslip material approved

Permission has been granted for the storage of material resulting from a landslip near the village of Tylorstown in south Wales.

Retrospective approval granted for dust silos at landfill site

Lancashire County Council has allowed a proposal to retain three silos at a controversial landfill site in Skelmersdale.