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August 09, 2022
 
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Scottish government accused of backtracking on new EfW capacity
Scottish government accused of backtracking on new EfW capacity

04 Aug 2022

The government has previously “accepted” a recommendation against granting new consents, but has now clarified local authorities can say “if they are minded to grant planning permission to such facilities”

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Legal action over M+W’s ‘failed’ EfW projects
Legal action over M+W’s ‘failed’ EfW projects

09 Aug 2022

UK: Allegations relate to the bidding process for three waste-gasification plants all of which “were not a success”, according to court documents

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Biffa reduces losses as Newhurst EfW plant nears finish line
Biffa reduces losses as Newhurst EfW plant nears finish line

03 Aug 2022

UK: Company is in the process of being taken over by a US-based investment fund

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EfW heat network schemes awarded £44.7m in funding
EfW heat network schemes awarded £44.7m in funding

01 Aug 2022

UK: EfW operations in south-east England boosted by BEIS heat network funding announcement

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Wiltshire council withdraws support for £200m EfW plant
Wiltshire council withdraws support for £200m EfW plant

03 Aug 2022

UK: Wiltshire councillors have voted against plans to build a £200m energy-from-waste plant at the Northacre Industrial Estate

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Enva site allowed to increase waste for RDF production and recycling
Enva site allowed to increase waste for RDF production and recycling

03 Aug 2022

UK: Closure of a nearby landfill meant the WTS needed changes to the site that has been operating for 21 years

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Waste sector ‘has essential role in addressing EU energy and climate crises’
Waste sector ‘has essential role in addressing EU energy and climate crises’

03 Aug 2022

The waste management sector has an "essential role" to play in reducing the EU's reliance on Russian gas and in tackling the climate crisis, including through the use of energy from waste technology, a trade body has said

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EU approves £2.3bn German district heating scheme
EU approves £2.3bn German district heating scheme

02 Aug 2022

Germany: The state aid should support the installation of around 681MW of renewable heat generation capacity each year in the country

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Joint venture aims to scale up sustainable aviation e-fuel
Joint venture aims to scale up sustainable aviation e-fuel

01 Aug 2022

Portugal/Germany: Paper giant joins forces with power-to-liquid developer to utilise forest biorefinery CO2 emissions for advances in aviation

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Plastic bag charge sees a 77% decrease in the number of bags sold

29 Jul 2022

 
Augean secures agreement with Anglian Water to progress landfill expansion plans
Augean secures agreement with Anglian Water to progress landfill expansion plans

25 Jul 2022

UK: Landfill site operator Augean has reached an agreement with Anglian Water on its plans to expand the East Northants Resource Management Facility (ENRMF), which accepts hazardous waste including incinerator bottom ash.

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France: EfW plant tenders turbine and CHP deal

03 Aug 2022

 
UK: MVV’s latest EfW accepted by Planning Inspectorate

03 Aug 2022

 
UK: Waste sent for EfW nudges up in Northern Ireland

05 Aug 2022

 
UK: DEFRA’s waste strategy ‘fails to address non-household waste’, warns LGA

28 Jul 2022

 
UK: Unison calls on Environment Agency workers to reject pay offer

27 Jul 2022

Unison members working for the Environment Agency (EA) are being urged by trade union Unison to reject a 2% pay increase

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UK: Council confirms opposition to Wisbech EfW plant

27 Jul 2022

Fenland District Council has confirmed that the consultation on the Wisbech EfW plant met legal requirements, but that it remains opposed to the plans

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UK: EA staff struggling to deliver with ‘unjust’ pay

26 Jul 2022

 
 
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