York Residents Against Incineration

Yet another incinerator rejected

February 20th, 2012

Now it’s Bedford’s turn. The Biogen Power gasification plant was designed to burn around 120,000 tonnes of non-hazardous domestic and commercial and industrial waste to generate both 20 megawatts of heat and 11.2 MW of power (it says here). The Council said no, Biogen appealed, Eric Pickles said still no. Here’s the interesting thing: one of the factors […]

The battle against the Yorkshire Incinerator received a huge boost today when Harrogate Borough Council voted to “strongly oppose” the plans. Not a single member of the planning committee spoke in favour of the scheme, which was roundly criticised on financial, planning, environmental, heritage, landscape and health grounds. Several speakers expressed the view that the […]

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