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Archive | January, 2007

Canadian Waste to Energy Incinerator – Contaminated Ash Criticised

Pollution from Waste-to-Energy Incinerator: The environmental impact of waste-to-energy technology outweighs the benefits when it comes to a proposed garbage incinerator in Greater Vancouver, according to a leading pollution researcher. The new trash incinerator would be 80 per cent larger than the existing garbage burning facility in Burnaby.  The primary concern is the contaminants in […]

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Environmental Permitting Guidance – UK Waste Operators Can Send Comments

Defra has issued a third consultation document providing guidance on a new environmental permitting system for England and Wales. The new system will streamline and combine waste management licensing and Pollution Prevention Control Permits into a common permitting approach. Permits will be able to cover multiple operations being carried out on an operators site, with […]

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More Effort Needed to ‘Reduce, Reuse and Recycle’ says UK Environment Agency

The Environment Agency yesterday (Thursday, 11 January 2007) called on the nation to reduce, reuse and recycle as much of our waste as possible. The call comes as the Environment Agency publishes the latest figures on what happens to our waste in England and Wales. Barbara Young, Chief Executive of the Environment Agency, said: “The […]

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Mountain of Waste Leads to Steep UK Environment Agency Fine

A waste management company and its consultant who deliberately ignored the conditions of their waste management licence, leading to significant financial gains, have been fined in excess of UK Pounds 70,000. Cecil Wiggins, of Hithermoor Road, Stanwell Moor, Middlesex, and Wiggins Transport Limited, of Horton Road, Stanwell Moor, Staines, hold the waste management license for […]

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WRG Get Closer to Approval for Salt End EfW Facility

Hull City Council approves Salt End waste plans Hull City Council has approved Waste Recycling Group’s planning application for a new Energy from Waste facility at Salt End, Hull. WRG’s plans needed the approval of both Hull City Council and East Riding of Yorkshire Council because the Salt End site sits on the border between […]

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