Latest Applications

Plastic recycling facility approved at former colliery site

Nottinghamshire County Council has approved an application to change the use of a truck dismantling depot on industrial land near Nottingham to a plastics...

Taller stack at Corby EfW plant approved

North Northamptonshire Council has approved applications to increase the stack height at a renewable fuel and recycling facility in Corby after new interest...

Storage containers not compatible with waste use

A retrospective application to install 12 shipping containers on the rear yard of a skip waste recycling facility has been withdrawn after East Sussex...

Extension granted for skip waste recycling at sand pit

Essex County Council has approved a proposal to continue extraction of sand and gravel at Widdington Pit, near Saffron Walden and restoration to agriculture...

IBA storage permitted above culvert at recycling centre

Derbyshire County Council has approved a proposal to allow storage of material above a culvert at Johnsons Recycling Centre, Ilkeston.

Latest Comment

Karen Jones

Ruling shows effective mitigation cannot simply be assumed in planning decisions

How far a comprehensive remediation scheme is necessary when redeveloping contaminated land was considered by the High Court in a case challenging...

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,...

Karen Jones, partner, Blandy & Blandy

When do developers need to get their hands dirty with contaminated land?

Development of potentially contaminated land can often be a challenging exercise for developers and investors.

Latest Appeals

Waste tiping on agricutural land dismissed

An inspector has upheld an enforcement notice alleging that waste had been imported and deposited onto agricultural land in Ilkeston, Derbyshire.