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Battle over 
huge green energy plant 
 joined (Yorkshire Post)

Villagers have joined forces to oppose plans to build a huge waste-to-energy plant nearby. Developers 3AD3 Ltd are proposing to build the 5.1MW plant about half-a-mile from Leven at Little Catwick Quarry in East Yorkshire. The anaerobic digestion plant would convert 128,000 tonnes of waste, including commercial and domestic waste, animal slurry and glycerol, a […]

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Waste site will be a time bomb (Driffield Today)

Leven residents say they will fight plans to build a waste treatment plant near their village. The plant, which would treat both commercial and household waste, would be built on the site of a gravel quarry near the petrol station just off the A165 Leven by-pass. Read the full article on the Driffield Today website.

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RAWS and Ramsbottom residents objections to the proposal 57118 have not changed since Peel/Tamar last application in 2013.

Ramsbottom Against the Waste Site (RAWS) is the name given to the group of Ramsbottom residents leading the protest against the proposed Anaerobic Digestion (AD) & landfill applications by Tamar, Marshalls & Peel Holdings at Fletcher Bank Quarry, Ramsbottom. The group, which comprises of many professional people from varied walks of life, was formed following […]

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Farm worker Matthew Pitt died from biogas fumes (BBC)

A worker died after being overcome by fumes while trying to fix an anaerobic biodigester on a Dorset farm, an inquest has heard. Matthew Pitt, 29, was working on the giant tank full of slurry and farming waste at Lowbrook Farm in Belchalwell in June 2009 when it happened. Read the full article on the […]

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MP presents petition to Parliament rejecting proposed biomass and anaerobic digestion facility

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has presented a petition to Parliament rejecting proposals for a new biomass and anaerobic digestion facility in Huntington. The petition, which contained 295 signatures, was started by local residents who were concerned about the impact such a development would have on the surrounding area. Read the full article on […]

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