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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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 […]
Cannock Chase Council has received a number of complaints from local residents between January and August 2012 concerning odours from the Anaerobic Digestion Plant (AD). Planning permission for the AD Plant was granted to Biffa in November 2009, with a Permit being granted by the Environment Agency in December 2010. Construction of the AD Plant […]
VILLAGERS living near the proposed site of a chemical plant have raised concerns about its safety. The anaerobic digestion plant, off the Leven bypass, will process 26,000 tonnes of waste each year, including up to 5,000 tonnes of poultry manure. Read the full article on the Hull Daily Mail website.
A bio digester near Rothwell smells so bad it is a risk to the health of people living in the town, according to residents. Fernbrook Bio’s anaerobic digester, which opened in 2010, processes 30,000 tonnes of organic waste a year. But residents say it gives off a smell which the council promised would not be […]
RESIDENTS living near a food recycling site on the edge of Plymouth have complained about its “repugnant” smell, a district council has said. Complaints have been made to the Environment Agency and South Hams District Council over an offensive odour produced by an anaerobic digester – a food recycling machine – at Langage Farm in […]
A controversial Leyland waste plant has been causing a stink among residents. People living near Leyland Waste Technology Park, off Sustainability Way, have complained of a ‘foul, rotting smell’ coming from the plant in recent weeks. Read the full article on the Leyland Guardian website.