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Rivenhall Incinerator

Posted on: June 4, 2020

MP’s Disappointment over Rivenhall Incinerator Decision

Witham MP Priti Patel has expressed her disappointment with the decision made by the Environment Agency to grant a variation to their permit to allow the controversial Rivenhall waste incinerator to operate with a stack height of 35 metres. The permit relates to the emissions that will be caused by …

From left. Frank Saunders, Team Leader – Rivenhall Incinerator, Priti Patel MP, Simon Hawkins, the Environment Agency’s Area Director for East Anglia and James Mason, Team Leader – Flood Alleviation scheme.
Posted on: January 24, 2020

Priti questions Environment Agency over Rivenhall Incinerator

Witham MP Priti Patel has today (24.01.20) questioned the Environment Agency over the Rivenhall incinerator and the Agency’s intention to grant a permit to operate. The incinerator is widely opposed across the Witham constituency and the local area. While meeting the Agency’s Area Director for East Anglia,, Simon Hawkins, Priti …

Posted on: January 6, 2020

Rivenhall incinerator decision slammed by MP Priti Patel

Witham MP and longstanding opponent of the Rivenhall incinerator, Priti Patel, has slammed the decision taken by the Environment Agency to issue a notice indicating that they are minded to grant a permit for the controversial waste site. The proposal to grant the permit is subject to a further stage …

Posted on: April 26, 2019

Priti Patel MP delighted by Rivenhall Incinerator refusal

The MP for Witham, Priti Patel, has welcomed the decision by Essex County Council’s Development and Regulation Committee to refuse two planning applications relating to the Rivenhall Incinerator. The proposals included increasing the chimney stack height and the Council’s planning officers had recommended the applications for refusal. The grounds for …

Posted on: April 9, 2019

Priti Patel MP calls for greater transparency on waste incineration projects

Priti Patel MP has called on the Government to introduce more transparency and accountability in the decision-making process for waste incinerators. Speaking during a debate in Westminster on waste incineration today (9th April), Priti, who is campaigning against the proposed Rivenhall Incinerator, highlighted the complex paperwork involved when operators apply …

Posted on: January 30, 2019

Priti calls for call-in on Incinerator plans

Witham MP Priti Patel has asked the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government to exercise his powers to call-in the current planning application for the Rivenhall Incinerator. Speaking in the House of Commons [28 January 2019], Priti highlighted to the Secretary of State that the original planning …

Posted on: January 25, 2019

Priti joins Incinerator campaigners in Coggeshall

Priti Patel MP has met with campaigners opposing the Rivenhalll Incinerator in Coggeshall. Priti attended a drop in session held by the Incinerator developers at Coggeshall Village Hall and then discussed the plans with residents objecting including misleading information being circulated by the developers. Priti, who has been a long-term …

Posted on: October 23, 2018

Concerns over latest Rivenhall Incinerator application

Witham MP Priti Patel has expressed concerns over the latest environmental permit application by the promoters of the Rivenhall Integrated Waste Management Facility. The application is to vary the current permit to enable the facility to operate with a stack that is 35 metres above ground level rather than 58 …

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