A cross-party group of councillors has said Norfolk can afford to break its contract and scrap plans to build a waste incinerator at King's Lynn.
Councillors are due to meet today to discuss whether to go ahead with the controversial scheme after the withdrawal of a £169 million government grant.
Norfolk County Council insists the site at Saddlebow would still save taxpayers money and say it cannot afford to pay contractor Cory Wheelabrator around £26 million to break its agreement.
But a group of councillors says the authority has enough money in its reserves to cover the cost.
More top news
Showers will ease this evening, taking us into a dry night ahead. Generally dry with sunny spells to start tomorrow. Cloud increasing later
The Clacton MP Douglas Carswell was booed during PMQs today as he tried to thank the Prime Minister.
Essex MP John Baron and South Northamptonshire's Andrea Leadsom could both put their names forward to be the next leader of the Tory party.