Latest Applications

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...

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...

Stabilisation work approved at former quarry and landfill site

Worcestershire County Council has approved a proposal to extract sand and import restoration material to stabilise land at Sandy Lane quarry, Wildmoor...

Plans for plastic park at Protos, Ellesmere Port unanimously approved

An application for a materials recycling facility (MRF), two plastic recycling facilities, a polymer laminate recycling facility and a hydrogen refuelling...

Amendments to RDF facility approved after threat of legal challenge

Cumbria County Council has determined that it would not be expedient to take enforcement action against development comprising a building for processing...

Latest Comment

Karen Jones

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...

Karen Jones

Ruling shows effective mitigation cannot simply be assumed in planning decisions

How comprehensive must a remediation scheme be when redeveloping contaminated land was considered by the High Court in a case challenging a decision to...

Ruth Amundson, editor, Waste Planning

The planning system is key to the levelling up agenda

The government's levelling up white paper was published on 2 February. The programme aims to boost productivity and living standards, improve public services,...

Latest Appeals

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...