Rivenhall Incinerator

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 …

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