Man jailed for illegally dumping and burning waste in Northumberland

Dominic Allen, 25, from Old Swarland, has been sentenced to 12 months in prison, ordered to pay £1,000 in costs and given 18 months to clear the site

UK Oil and Gas seeks environmental permit to explore site in Arreton

The Environment Agency has launched a public consultation on the new permit, which if granted would allow UKOG to operate at the proposed site for a period of three years

Consultation on environmental permit application for Alton Materials Recovery Facility

The proposed 30MW advanced energy recovery facility would be capable of treating around 330,000 tonnes of non-recyclable, non-hazardous waste each year

Portland Scrap Metal fined £15k for illegally storing waste vehicles

The court heard the company kept waste vehicles on site despite its environmental permit not allowing it to store, keep or treat those vehicles

Blaise Biogas AD plant in Kent seeks environmental permit

A consultation on the application is now open, with the local community invited to give their views until 31st January 2020

Plans for Welsh waste facility rejected

An environmental permit application for a waste treatment facility in Wales has been rejected. Natural Resources Wales (NRW) said activity at the proposed site in Cwmfelinfach, near Caerphilly, could have a negative effect on local people’s health. Hazrem Environmental Limited’s project would involve sorting and segregating waste for recycling and the production of fuel. Emissions […]